DAVID CITY - The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an incident in which two adults were found dead in a home in David City. The discovery occurred Friday afternoon after the Butler County Sheriff’s Office was called by family members to conduct a welfare check at a home along North 4th Street in David City.

The Butler County Attorney’s Office requested the Nebraska State Patrol to conduct a homicide investigation. The dead have been identified as 29-year-old Dagmara Dorta Diaz, and 34-year-old Alfonso Palmero.  Both were found with suspected gunshot wounds.

Investigators believe Palmero shot Diaz before shooting himself. Diaz had a protection order against Palmero.

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is assisting in the investigation.