Trial date set for Bailey Boswell

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SALINE COUNTY – A trial date has been set for Bailey Boswell, one of two people accused of killing 24-year-old Sydney Loofe.

Boswell will stand trial for first-degree murder beginning on October 15.

The state has said they will seek the death penalty against Boswell.

Boswell, along with Aubrey Trail, is accused of killing Loofe in 2017.

Trail is scheduled to stand trial for first-degree murder in July.

Court records show that in July 2017, Trail and Boswell started to “promote or facilitate the commission of first-degree murder.”

The documents state Boswell “solicited young females through social networking sites,” and the two eventually “selected a victim to murder.”

The two then purchased the tools used to kill Loofe, and disposed of her body sometime between Nov. 15 and December 4, 2017.

Below is a timeline of events of the case:

Nov. 14, 2017- Boswell picks up Loofe, the two hang out
Nov. 15- Boswell picks up Loofe again, they hang out, according to Boswell, Loofe asks to be dropped off at friend’s house
Nov. 16- Loofe is reported missing
Nov. 19- Trail’s home is searched in Wilber
Nov. 28- Boswell and Trail are named persons of interest in the case
Nov. 29- Trail and Boswell release a video on Facebook titled “our side of it,” which was quickly removed
Authorities launch a large search in Saline and Gage counties
Trail says in new Facebook video, which is later removed, they've decided to turn themselves in because it's their only viable option
Dec. 4- FBI recovers Loofe’s body in rural Clay County
Dec. 5- FBI and LPD hold press conference regarding Loofe's case, authorities say there’s evidence of foul play.