UPDATE: Jackson County Sheriff Lucas gave another press conference at 7:00 pm tonight and confirmed that a suspect is in custody. The suspect is a male Jonesboro resident, a farmer, and was known to Sydney. No other details are being released by officials at this time.
28 year old Quake Lewellyn is in Jackson County Jail under charges of Homicide- Capital Murder.
Lewellyn is a resident of Jonesboro, AR.
The boyfriend â€˜s parents of Sydney Sutherland released a post on social media that the body found today in Jackson County was in fact Sydney Southerland. according to the family an arrest has been made but as of this time an official statement hasnâ€™t been released by the Jackson County Sheriffâ€™s Office.
Sheriff David Lucas held a 1 pm press conference today, then around 3 pm made the announcement that a body had been found in the area where Sutherland went missing.
This was day three of the search for the missing 25 year old. On day two Sutherlandâ€™s phone was found just off US 67 about a quarter mile from her home. In the press conference earlier today, Sheriff Lucas mentioned several leads being developed by investigators. The body of Sutherland was found shortly after.
According to the post put out by the family the person of interest has confessed to investigators