Omaha Police identify a woman found in a submerged car in Carter Lake

(Omaha, NE) – Omaha police have identified the woman found dead in Carter Lake.

According to investigators, Nyahon Thuok, 22, was found early Wednesday morning in an SUV submerged in Carter Lake. Officials were patrolling the area just before 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, according to the OPD, and saw an SUV with its lights hidden near 11th Street and Carter Lake Shore Drive West.

Police say divers were called in to retrieve the vehicle and found Thuok’s body in the SUV. Investigators say they are still closely investigating what happened and how the vehicle ended up in the lake.

(Photo by WOWT 6 News)

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