In the early morning of Thursday, January 25th, 2018, a man called the police and authorities to inform he had arrived at his house to a bloody scene.  The man saw blood splattered all across the walls of the living room. He and his dead roommates lived in the secondary house of a farm located on the property of the
Once they got a search warrant for the property, the police arrived at 6000 block of Hillgate Road, and found Kimberly Lynn Taylor's body inside of a chest freezer located inside the bedroom of Ehrke.  Investigators would find the dead body of Jessica Lynn Mazak submerged in a pond near the perperty area. 
The roommate had not seen both women since Wednesday afternoon, when he saw them for lunch. The cause of death has not been revealed yet by the coroner, but believe that the women each died within 24 hours of each other. 
Deputies located Ehrke in Colusa, about a 15-minute drive from the crime scene. Deputies took him into custody, interviewed him, and then booked him into jail on homicide charges.