LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A physique believed to be that of a lacking 24-yr-previous Lincoln lady and proof that a crime was concerned in her dying have been present in southeast Nebraska’s Clay County, authorities stated Tuesday.
FBI Particular Agent Randy Thysse stated at a Lincoln information convention that investigators strongly consider the feminine physique was that of Sydney Loofe, who was reported lacking Nov. sixteen. Constructive identification awaits post-mortem outcomes, he stated.
Investigators directed officers to the place they discovered the physique, Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister stated.
“We do consider that there’s proof of foul play” concerned within the lady’s demise, Bliemeister stated, however he wouldn’t present any specifics.
Investigators are nonetheless speaking to Aubrey Path, fifty one, who, with Bailey Boswell, 23, had reported on-line that that they had contact with Loofe.
Path and Boswell are thought-about individuals of curiosity in Loofe’s disappearance and have been arrested on unrelated warrants. Their social media feedback led investigators to consider they have been the final individuals with Loofe earlier than she disappeared, Bliemeister stated.
Neither has been charged with any crime associated to the case, he stated.
Path, who has lived in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, left a South Dakota jail in 2005 after serving time for theft in Pennington County. Nebraska courtroom data say he’s additionally served time in a Nebraska jail on convictions for forgery and for issuing dangerous checks. The warrant for his arrest listed the fees as being a recurring felony and possession of a lethal weapon by a prohibited individual — a felon. Courtroom data say he lives in Wilber.
Boswell, who was sought on a failure to seem warrant in a drug case, lives in Trenton, Missouri, the Nebraska data say.
The data don’t listing the names of attorneys who might be contacted to remark for Boswell or Path.
Household and associates have stated Loofe went on a date Nov. 15 with somebody she met on-line. She was final seen in Wilber, forty miles southwest of Lincoln, police have stated.