On Tuesday just before 8 am, Lincoln Police were called to the 2700 block of S 10th Street for a person unresponsive in a vehicle.
When officers arrived they found the woman, later identified as 40-year-old Karla Lewis of Lincoln, deceased in the back seat. The scene was processed for evidence and several interviews were conducted. Investigators found no indication of foul play, instead noting damage to the vehicle from an apparent accident.
An autopsy was conducted Wednesday, but the results were inconclusive. The department says a toxicology report is likely to reveal the cause of death.
Thursday evening, officers in the area of 13th & Arapahoe streets located a tree that had damage similar to that observed on Lewis’s vehicle.
The investigation remains ongoing.