"We do believe that there is evidence of foul play", Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister told reporters Tuesday during a 9 a.m. news conference at the Hall of Justice in Lincoln.
About 40 law enforcement officers are in Clay County as part of the investigation.
The Omaha World Herald reported that Loofe's Tinder date [which was reportedly their second date] was with a female, Bailey Boswell, 23, who is now a person of interest, as well as her 51-year-old roommate, Aubrey Trail.
Yes, Bailey Boswell said, the two women had swiped right on the dating app and met up. Thysee said positive identification awaits autopsy results.
Authorities say Loofe last was seen in Wilber.
Wilber was also the last place where Loofe's cellphone pinged. Her last social media activity was reported to be a Snapchat, just one day prior to her family's missing person report.
Bliemeister said police believe that there is no continuing threat to the public.
Authorities say Boswell admitted to being with Loofe in the hours leading up to her disappearance.
Details regarding how Loofe's body was found have not been released. Several investigators were seen Tuesday holding flags while looking for evidence in cornfields near the area where her body was discovered. Neither had been charged with a crime related to Loofe's disappearance or death. Her address at the time was listed as Trenton, Missouri. They're now being held at the Saline County jail. He was previously convicted of forgery and issuing a bad check. The warrant was withdrawn November 22 but it later was refiled.
Lincoln Police Department Aubrey C. Trail 51 and Bailey M. Boswell 23
"I went to take her home and she asked me to drop her off at a friends house, so I did so", Boswell said in the video.
Trail also has a criminal history.
"I haven't heard from her since, ' Boswell said". "We're not trying to make you believe anything".
In two videos posted and taken down.Trail and Boswell denying any role in Loofe's disappearance.
Loofe was officially reported missing on November 16, when she failed to show up for her cashier job at home improvement store Menards in Lincoln. "Please continue to pray for Sydney and our entire family", the family wrote. May God grant eternal rest unto thee. "We adore you Sydney".
The post then linked to a story on the website of the family's local newspaper, the Antelope County News.
The family of Sydney Loofe, the Neligh-Oakdale graduate who had been missing since November 16, announced on Facebook that her body has been found.
Loofe's parents, George and Susie Loofe, acknowledged their daughter's death on their "Finding Sydney Loofe" Facebook page. Stay tuned to KLIN.com for the developing story. 'You know, in America, I sure thought it was a trial first, but I guess not'.