This case first began as a missing persons cases on Wednesday, August 19th. Sydney Sutherland, a resident from Grubbs, Arkansas, went missing while she was out running along this highlighted route. Now, as you can see, this area is very rural. Grubbs is a small town of around 350 people. The small town is close to Newport and Tuckerman, which are larger towns, but the population is under 10,000 for those two towns combined. This is an area where there is a lot of farmland.When Sydney didn’t return home from her run on Wednesday, family and friends all went out searching for her. They posted on social media, searching for any answers that might lead to her whereabouts. But when they couldn’t find her by that evening, they contacted the Jackson County Sheriff’s department.
We’re working on a more comprehensive recap of what we know, which we will post on YouTube later today. But while we work on that, we wanted to share yesterday’s press conference from Jackson County Sheriff, David Lucas, who shared the news that the body of 25 year old, Sydney Sutherland has been recovered.Sheriff Lucas tells us that they had found the body of missing woman, Sydney Sutherland. A suspect is in custody and the investigation continues. We’ll be back with more details later today.