A Nebraska woman who disappeared after an online date was allegedly strangled with an extension cord and dismembered by two longtime “persons of interest” who now have been charged with her murder, PEOPLE confirms.
Aubrey Trail, 51, and 24-year-old Bailey Boswell made their first appearance on Tuesday in Saline County Court after being charged Monday with first-degree murder and improper disposal of human skeletal remains in the killing of Sydney Loofe, 24.
Loofe’s body was recovered in December, three weeks after she vanished.
Authorities believe her murder occurred on Nov. 15 or 16, after she and Boswell met on the Tinder dating app and exchanged about 140 messages in the days before Loofe disappeared, according to criminal complaints and supporting probable cause affidavits in the case, the Omaha World-Herald reports.
The two women had gone on a date Nov. 14 and planned to go out again the next day when,