An Arkansas jogger who has been lacking for days was reportedly found murdered not removed from her residence — and a farmer has been arrested in connection to her loss of life.
Sydney Sutherland, 25, was final seen Wednesday afternoon when she left residence for a jog on a freeway between the cities of Newport and Grubbs, KAIT reported.
After practically two days of looking out with native residents, authorities found a physique Friday not removed from her residence and on Saturday confirmed by means of a DNA take a look at it was Sutherland.
Quake Lewellyn, 28, a farmer from Jonesboro, was taken into custody on the suspicion of capital homicide, the native NBC affiliate reported.
Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas advised reporters Friday afternoon that Lewellyn was aware of Sutherland, although particulars of their connection have been are usually not instantly clear.
The Sheriff’s workplace main lead was Sutherland’s cellphone, which was found Thursday night a couple of quarter-mile from her residence, KAIT reported.
Her physique was found close by the subsequent day at 2 p.m.
Sutherland labored on the Harris Medical Middle in Newport and was remembered as a pleasant and outgoing one that put her household first.
“She’s very near her household,” Jennifer Eddington, a co-worker, advised WMC5.
“We simply know that she wouldn’t go away on her personal with out contacting anyone; that’s not her nature in any respect.”
Sheriff Lucas mentioned Sutherland’s loss of life hit him particularly exhausting as a result of he is aware of her household.
“It’s taken a toll, it actually has,” he mentioned.
“Simply because I do know the individuals of this county. I do know this household personally. I do know this younger girl personally. I’ve recognized her and watched her develop up. It hits me personally,” he mentioned.
“And that’s another excuse why we need to work so exhausting and attempt to discover her.”