(Fairbury, NE)- Investigator's with the Nebraska State Patrol in conjunction with the Jefferson County Attorney, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and the Lincoln Police Department have arrested a Fairbury woman in the death of her husband.
Susan Dejong, 54, Fairbury, is lodged in the Jefferson County Jail on a charge of 1st Degree Murder for the Friday, March 11, 2011 death of her husband, Thomas Dejong, 52, Fairbury.
Just before 4:00 p.m., Friday, Fairbury Rescue responded to a 911 call from a female requesting medical assistance for an unresponsive male at 55930 Highway 136, approximately nine miles west of Fairbury. The male, Thomas Dejong, 52, Fairbury was transported by ambulance to Fairbury Community Health Center. He was then transferred by ambulance to Bryan LGH-West in Lincoln.