A woman's body found in the South Platte River this weekend was identified as Kshena Andersen.
And now, a married couple, Dezerae and Vernon Riemenschneider, have been arrested on suspicion of first degree murder.
The Facebook page set up by Andersen, a 29-year-old native of Venango, Nebraska who attended Julesberg High School, remains online at this writing and features portraits aplenty, including this one.....
The photo at the top of this post was the last one Andersen shared, back on December 3.
Ten days later, local authorities made a grim discovery.
On December 13, according to the Logan County Sheriff's Office, deputies pulled a female body from the South Platte River near County Road 34 in Sterling.
An autopsy on Monday revealed the cause of death: gunshot wounds.
Meanwhile, the Riemenschneiders were taken into custody in relation to Andersen's death.
Both Vernon and Dezerae were frequent Facebookers. Here's a photo of Vernon....
...plus a sillier pic:
For her part, Dezerae can be seen in this photo....
...as well as this one....
...and a more intimate image:
Thus far, the LCSO isn't releasing any details about the evidence in the case — although the couple is currently being held without bond pending advisement.
However, Vernon has had previous run-ins with the law.
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The Sterling Journal-Advocate reports that he was busted in December 2013 on charges related to assault and domestic violence and again this past April on suspicion of domestic violence, false imprisonment, second-degree burglary, harassment and violating a restraining order. The booking photo below is from the latter encounter.
As for Dezerae's booking pic, it was taken on Halloween, October 31 — which means it dates back more than a month before her arrest in Andersen's death.
Our sincere condolences to the friends, family and loved ones of Kshena Andersen. Look below to see the aforementioned mug shots.