Three people found dead inside home identified in suspected murder suicide

Published: May. 16, 2016 at 9:58 AM CDT
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Lincoln Police have identified the three people found dead inside a Lincoln home Sunday.

According to Chief Bliemeister 50-year-old Ronald Heritage, 53-year-old Tina Jensen, and 55-year-old Norma Voges were identified as the three people found inside the home.

The initial calls from the Lincoln Police Department classify the deaths as two being a murder/homicide and one as a suicide at 6715 Bethany Park Drive.

Chief Bliemeister said that family members were in touch with Jensen and Voges on Saturday.

Kylie Allen, Jensen's daughter said she her mom wanted her truck back that Allen and her family were using. Shesaid, "My mom and Norma, they always garage sale. Any good deal, they were always picking up dressers and any good furniture." She said she would consider them best friends.

On Sunday at 1:14 p.m. LPD responded to the home after family members of Tina Jensen went to the home. Allen said she was the one who found her mom's body.

Police say Ronald Heritage and Tina Jensen were in a dating relationship and lived together at the home.

LPD says interviews with the family members of those who were found dead said Voges was a longtime friend of both Heritage and Jensen. Chief Bliemeister said all three worked for the Postal Service.

Crime Scene Technicians from the Lincoln Police Department and the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office conducted a search of the home on Bethany Park Drive through the night. A firearm has been recovered.

Chief Bliemeister says evidence collected shows the gun was discharged inside the house.

The cause of death for all three is pending the completion of autopsies and a follow-up investigation.

LPD is not searching for additional people involved in this incident. Police do not believe there is a threat to the public.

Chief Bliemeister said, "The deaths of Ronald Heritage, Tina Jensen, and Norma Voges are tragic. Their families and friends are in the thoughts of our agency."