CENTER, Neb. -- Two suspects appeared in court Thursday morning, both connected to what investigators said was a double homicide in Bloomfield.

25-year-old Alias Reed of Bloomfield and 27-year-old Kaylyne Sweazy both appeared in the Knox County Courthouse for an arraignment.

Reed and Sweazy were allegedly involved in the double homicide that took the lives of two men: 77-year-old Curtis Strom and 49-year-old William Reffett.

Reed has been charged with two counts of first degree murder and two counts of using a firearm to commit a felony. Each murder charge carries a potential life sentence as well as the possibility of the death penalty, if Reed is found guilty. The two counts of using a firearm to commit a felony, if found guilty, would result in a maximum sentence of fifty years in prison with a minimum of five years.

Reed will be in Knox County Court again on March 20, for a preliminary hearing at 1:30 p.m. He is being held without bond.

Sweazy faces a single felony charge of tampering with physical evidence. If found guilty, Sweazy could face 1-50 years in prison. Sweazy waived her right to a preliminary hearing and will be in district court on March 26 at 9 a.m.

During the arraignment, Sweazy's attorney also requested her bond be lowered from 10% of $100,000 to 10% of $50,000. This request was denied by Judge Donna Taylor, who kept Sweazy's bond at 10% of $100,000.

According to the Nebraska State Patrol's preliminary investigation into the deaths of Strom and Reffett, Reed entered Curt's Lanes and Dining in Bloomfield on February 20, with a shotgun. Authorities said Reed then instigated an argument with Reffett, shooting him and later shooting Strom, killing both men. According to state patrol, Reed left the bowling alley and disposed of the shotgun with Sweazy. The shotgun, along with money stolen from the bowling alley, was later recovered by authorities.

Both Reed and Sweazy were arrested on the same day that the double homicide occurred.