A young woman who disappeared a week after she posted a seriously eerie Snapchat story has been found dead.
Sydney Loofe’s body was recovered on Monday, almost three weeks after she was last seen on November 15.
One of the last things she posted was a Snapchat story which said simply: ‘Ready for my date’.
The Antelope County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a body had been discovered but no other details were known at this stage.
The parents of the 24-year-old said it was her body which was recovered.
The young woman from Wilber, Nebraska, is thought to have gone to meet a woman she met through Tinder the night before – she failed to turn up at work the next day.
She did reportedly text her friend to say she’d been on a date with the woman and was planning on going out again last night, according to Metro.
A message posted on the Finding Sydney Loofe Facebook page reads:
It’s with heavy hearts that we share this most recent update with you all. Please continue to pray for Sydney and our entire family.
May God grant eternal rest unto thee. We love you Sydney.
Her family said the disappearance was always suspicious and said they feared she had been abducted.
Police in Wilber in Nebraska were investigating and said the disappearance was ‘concerning’, the FBI were involved in tracing Sydney.
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Police in Lincoln, Nebraska, said they were looking for two people, 23-year-old Bailey Boswell – who is now known as the woman who Sydney met on the date – and her roommate Aubrey Trail, 51, for questioning in relation to Sydney’s disappearance.
Boswell has already admitted she was with Sydney before she was reported missing, according to police.
The US media reported the pair were being sought as ‘persons of interest’ in the investigation, but there were no charges which were being filed against them.
The two posted a video on the Finding Sydney Loofe Facebook page in which they pled their innocence.
In the video, Traill reportedly says:
I’m a person of interest and I’m not really running from anything. Naturally I can’t go home now because my house has been swarmed, searched, and I’m being looked for.
But I assumed I have a warrent out of state now so that kind of cancels that out. So this has pretty much caused me my life and I appreciate that from the FBI and all the other agencies.
I pray for Sydney and I hope she’s found soon.
Sydney’s mother Susie Loofe, told the Lincoln Journal Star before the body was found:
She was planning on coming home that night.
Sydney’s father George added:
Tell her we love her, and we’re waiting for her to come home.
Sydney’s mobile phone was traced at the beginning of the police search, but the phone as since either lost battery or has been turned off.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Sydney Loofe at this difficult time, and hope justice can be found.