Update: Victims identified in Zimmerman deaths






A woman and two children have been identified as the victims found dead Easter Sunday inside a Zimmerman home.

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department responded to¬†13309 5th Ave S., Zimmerman at about 10 a.m. Sunday after a family member reportedly found the deceased inside the home.

The victims have been identified Stephanie Shields, 35, Zimmerman, Nolan Shields, 7, Zimmerman, and Josephine Shields, 6, Zimmerman.

According to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott, all were deceased in the house when deputies arrived minutes after the discovery was reported. All three victims were transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiners Office.

The scene was processed by the BCA crime lab and investigators from both the Sherburne County Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and the BCA continue to gather information in order to determine what occurred at the residence.

Investigators are not currently seeking suspects.

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