LINCOLN — Authorities expressed relief Monday that a 36-year-old man wanted in a double homicide in Douglas, Nebraska, is now in custody in California.
But they said they’re still trying to piece together why Brindar Jangir, a Kurdish American from Sioux City, Iowa, fled to Mexico and then tried to walk back into the United States near San Diego. He was apprehended Saturday afternoon at a border crossing.
“It’s a tremendous relief for the family and for the community,” said Col. John Bolduc, superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “This isn’t a common event in rural Nebraska.”
The bodies of Randal and Annette Grimes were found March 23 at their home in Douglas, an unincorporated village…