Pair charged with murder of missing Tinder date

Elias Hubbard
June 13, 2018

Aubrey Trail, 51, and Bailey Boswell, 23, are facing charges of first-degree murder and improper disposal of human skeletal remains in connection to the disappearance and murder of 24-year-old Sydney Loofe, according to the Omaha World-Herald. The two appeared in Saline County court Tuesday, where Trail said he planned on representing himself and Boswell asked for an attorney.

Since he and Boswell were arrested weeks after Loofe's disappearance, Trail has told several news outlets that her death was accidental, though he didn't elaborate.

Boswell and Trail were spotted on CCTV buying tools and supplies from a Home Depot on November 15.

Aubrey Trial (left) and Bailey Boswell (right) have been charged with murder.

Sydney is claimed to have matched with Boswell on and the duo went on a date on November 14.

Loofe's mother reported her missing on November 16, and in December, her body was found stuffed into garbage bags that had been dumped in a field near Edgar, a city roughly 90 miles southwest of Lincoln.

Court documents reveal Trail told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents he had strangled the girl with an extension cord.

With the pair behind bars, authorities discovered Loofe's remains December 4 in several garbage bags east of Clay Center, KETV reported.

The pair were named as persons of interest when Loofe failed to return home after her meet up with Boswell.

The couple have been in custody ever since at the Saline County jail - with both pleading guilty to fraud.

Authorities haven't suggested a motive for the killing. After learning about Loofe's last Tinder date, police executed a search warrant at the apartment, where they determined that somebody must have been washing the walls.

Trail said his girlfriend, Boswell, was high on drugs and in another room when Loofe died.

Before he was formally charged, Trail began calling reporters at the Omaha World-Herald, telling the story piece by piece and even expressing frustration that authorities hadn't charged him yet.

"I haven't heard from her since", she said in a video since deleted from Facebook.

"It wasn't supposed to go to the extreme it went, of course not", Trail told the World-Herald. "It happened in Saline County". "It wasn't meant that she was to die".

Trail gave an interview with a newspaper back in January, and even said "I should be put to death".

"She was looking for that one special person with whom she could spend time", the parents reportedly wrote on a Facebook page dedicated to the slain woman. She has two siblings, a brother Levi and a sister MacKenzie.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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