Oct 14, 2020 3:59 PM

Jury begins deliberations in dismemberment killing of woman

Posted Oct 14, 2020 3:59 PM

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A jury has begun deliberations in the capital murder case against a woman accused of killing another woman who disappeared after a Tinder date and whose dismembered remains were later found in trash bags along rural Nebraska roads.

The Omaha World-Herald reports the defense attorney for 26-year-old Bailey Boswell told the jury Tuesday in closing arguments that she was forced by her ex-convict boyfriend to go along with the killing and dismemberment of 24-year-old Sydney Loofe in 2017. But state prosecutor Mike Guinan said Boswell acted in tandem with 54-year-old Aubrey Trail to meet and kill Loofe.

Boswell faces the death penalty if convicted of first-degree murder.

Trail was convicted last year and also faces a possible death penalty.