Suspect Admits to Killing Gering Teenager

More information has been released about the murder of 15-year old Heather Guerrero from Gering. Police say the suspect has admitted to shooting the girl. In an arrest affidavit, 24-year old Jeffrey Hessler told investigators Wednesday that he picked up heather Tuesday morning. The officer says Hessler admitted to taking the girl to an abandoned farmhouse north of Lake Minatare and shooting her in the head.

Her body was found by an uncle and another family member in the abandoned house on Wednesday. Hessler is being held on suspicion of murder, kidnapping, sexual assault, and use of a firearm to commit a felony.