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Jackson County authorities, along with volunteers, are searching for a missing woman who has not been seen since Wednesday afternoon.
According to Jackson County authorities, officials are looking for Sydney Sutherland, 25.
Jackson County deputies got a call Wednesday evening about Sutherland being missing. She was seen jogging off Highway 18 between Newport and Grubbs and was going west.
Her vehicle and other personal items were still at her home. Authorities are concerned about her safety due to weather conditions as well as the time she has been missing.
In addition to volunteers, search dogs with the Arkansas Department of Corrections and a helicopter from the Arkansas State Police are headed to the area.
Sutherland has blonde hair, is about 5′3″ or 5′4″ and was seen wearing a white tank top and black athletic shorts.
Anyone with information on Sutherland can contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 870-523-5842.
We believe this is her jogging route – we aren’t sure where she was last seen yet.
You can view Sydney’s Facebook here.
Police are currently searching for Sydney and have asked people to remain at home for now:
A helicopter is currently searching the area:
This photo shows Sydney on the day of her disappearance:
Press conference. Police say that her being in Texas was a false lead and a UPS driver had the last confirmed sighting of her.
During a press conference, Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas confirmed that the UPS driver notified them this morning, that he did see Sutherland Wednesday afternoon near County Road 41
They are currently back searching-
Reports are emerging that Sydney’s phone has been found, but her Apple Watch is still missing:
On August 21, police announced that they had found Sydney’s body.
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Media outlets are reporting that a man named Quake Lewellyn has confessed to his role in Sydney’s death:
On August 24, Quake Lewellyn was jailed on suspicion of capital murder, kidnapping and rape in the death of Sydney Sutherland.
His next court appearance is set for October 1.
We now know that Quake was traveling westbound on County Road 41, when he saw observed Sydney walking on the road. He drove past her and then turned around. He abducted her, put her in back of his pick-up truck, sexually assaulted her and killed her.