Daughter of Venango couple is found dead in South Platte River
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
The Logan (Colo.) County Sheriff’s Office in Sterling identified a 29-year-old woman found dead Dec. 13 as Kshena Andersen.
Andersen is the daughter of Andy and Linda Andersen of Venango.
Sheriff deputies located the body in the South Platte River near County Road 34 in Sterling.
Preliminary results of an autopsy showed the cause of death was from gunshot wounds.
On Monday, Dec. 14, law enforcement officials in Logan County arrested a husband and wife in connection with Andersen’s death.
Loyd Riemenschneider, 34, and Dezerae N. Riemenschneider, 27, were arrested on first degree murder charges.
They were transported to the Logan County Sheriff’s Detention Center and are being held without bond.
Andersen formerly worked in Imperial several years ago at the VFW.