Crime Body found of woman who vanished after Tinder date

00:51  06 december  2017
00:51  06 december  2017 Source:   USA TODAY SPORTS

Persons of Interest Named in Disappearance of Nebraska Woman, 24, Who Vanished After Online Date

  Persons of Interest Named in Disappearance of Nebraska Woman, 24, Who Vanished After Online Date Nebraska police have released the names of two people they are calling persons of interest in the disappearance of 24-year-old Sydney Loofe earlier this month, who vanished after going on an online date. Lincoln police are asking the public’s assistance in locating Aubrey Trail, 51, and 23-year-old Bailey Boswell, according to a police news release obtained by PEOPLE. According to a police spokesperson, the pair have “ties to multiple states.” Loofe was reported missing by her family on Nov. 16 after she didn’t show up to work after she went on a date the night before, according to Lincoln police. Police did not specify a possible connection between Loofe, Trail and Boswell and did not comment further, citing their ongoing investigation. The last confirmed sighting of Loofe was in Nebraska’s Saline County, southwest of Lincoln, Police Chief Jim Bliemeister said at a news conference nearly a week after she was reported missing. • Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter. “Circumstances surrounding her disappearance are concerning.” Blienmeister said at the news conference. Local, state and federal authorities are working on the case, according to the recent news release. On Nov. 15, the night of her disappearance, Loofe’s family says she sent a friend a message on Snapchat saying “ready for my date.

Authorities have recovered the body of a Nebraska woman whose disappearance after a Tinder date last month triggered a massive search and bizarre social media posts from two persons of interest in the tragic mystery.

Authorities have recovered the body of a Nebraska woman whose disappearance after a Tinder date last month triggered a massive search and bizarre social media posts from two persons of interest in the tragic mystery.

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Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister said Tuesday that "analysis of digital evidence" led authorities to a body in rural Clay County they believe is that of Sydney Loofe, 24, who vanished three weeks ago.

"We do believe that there is evidence of foul play," Bliemeister said.

Bliemeister expressed a "strong belief" that the body is that of Loofe, who was reported missing Nov. 16 after failing to show up at her job at a Lincoln home improvement store. He said formal confirmation would be made in the coming days.

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Authorities have recovered the body of a Nebraska woman whose disappearance after a Tinder date last month triggered a massive search and bizarre social media posts from two persons of interest in the tragic mystery.

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Bliemeister provided no further details on the cause of death or circumstances surrounding the discovery. Investigators had been using Loofe's cellphone signal to retrace her movements in the hours before she disappeared.

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The FBI is asking for your assistance in finding Sydney Loofe. Sydney was last seen on the evening of November 16th. If you have any information please call 402-493-8688 option 1. Help us bring Sydney home. @FBI @FBIOmaha @Lincoln_Police © FBI via Twitter The FBI is asking for your assistance in finding Sydney Loofe. Sydney was last seen on the evening of November 16th. If you have any information please call 402-493-8688 option 1. Help us bring Sydney home. @FBI @FBIOmaha @Lincoln_Police Loofe’s parents, George and Susie Loofe, acknowledged their daughter's death on their "Finding Sydney Loofe" Facebook page.

"It's with heavy hearts that we share this most recent update with you all," the couple said. "Please continue to pray for Sydney and our entire family. May God grant eternal rest unto thee. We love you Sydney."

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Authorities have recovered the body of a Nebraska woman whose disappearance after a Tinder date last month triggered a massive search and bizarre social media posts from two persons of interest in the tragic mystery.

Authorities have recovered the body of a Nebraska woman whose disappearance after a Tinder date last month triggered a massive search and bizarre social media posts from two persons of interest in the tragic mystery.

Bliemeister said the persons of interest, Aubrey Trail, 51, and Bailey Boswell, 23, remained in custody but had not been charged in the case. Both apparently left the state in the days after Loofe disappeared and were arrested Thursday near Branson, Mo., on unrelated charges.

Social media posts indicate Loofe went on a date Nov. 15 with Boswell, who has confirmed on social media that she met Loofe via the dating app Tinder.

Boswell and roommate, Aubrey Trail, 51, live in the eastern Nebraska town of Wilber, about 40 miles south of Lincoln and the last place Loofe was seen alive. Trail and Boswell posted videos on social media last week proclaiming their innocence and claiming their efforts to speak with Lincoln police had been largely rebuffed. 

Boswell, wearing a hoodie and sunglasses in a video, said she dropped Loofe off at a friend’s house after their date and never heard from her again. Bliemeister said authorities thus far have been unable to confirm Boswell's timeline.

Trail said on his video that he "wasn't running from anything." He sarcastically added that he is "just a criminal so you're going to believe" his claims.

"We're continuing to speak with Aubrey Trail and we'll continue to do so as long as he's willing," Bliemeister said Tuesday.

Bliemeister said police believe that there is no continuing threat to the public. But he provided no motive for the murder and stressed that no one had been charged.

"By their own statements on social media, we believe that Aubrey Trail and Bailey Boswell were two of the last people to see her before her disappearance," Bliemeister said. "Thus they remain persons of interest."

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