Missing Sydney Loofe Found Dead after Tinder Date

Police are investigating the mysterious disappearance and suspicious death of Sydney Loofe in Nebraska. Loofe, 24, vanished after a Tinder date in November 2017.

What Happened to Sydney Loofe?

Details are scarce due to the ongoing investigation, but what is known is that on November 15, Sydney Loofe posted one last picture to her Snapchat account with the caption: “Ready for my date.”

According to Terra Gehrig, a friend of Loofe’s, Loofe was supposed to be heading out on a second date with a woman she had met on Tinder. Loofe would not be seen alive again.

Police said an analysis of Loofe’s “digital footprint” finally led them to her body. They confirmed that Loofe’s body was found in an open, rural area of Clay County, about 90 miles west-southwest of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Autopsy results are pending. Police suspect foul play.

Deepening Mystery

Sydney Loofe was reportedly planning to meet with Bailey Boswell, 23.

After Loofe’s body was found, police announced that Boswell and her roommate, Aubrey Trail, 51, were persons of interest. Neither has been charged.

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Police said Boswell and Trail were two of the last people who had contact with Loofe in Wilber, Nebraska on November 15.

In an odd video posted to Facebook, which was later deleted, Boswell reportedly said that she had dropped Loofe off at the house of a friend after their date. Police haven’t been able to confirm this claim.

In the same video, Trail said, “We’ve pretty much decided to turn ourselves in and see where this goes.” He also said he didn’t kill Loofe.

Boswell had an outstanding warrant due to a failure to appear in court in 2016. She had been ticketed on suspicion of possession of an ounce or less of marijuana, first offense, and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

Trail had been charged in a warrant with possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person and being a habitual criminal.

If you have any information relevant to this investigation, call Lincoln police at (402) 441-6000.