JACKSON COUNTY, Ark. (KTVH) -- According to the Jackson County sheriff, 28-year-old Quake Lewellyn, of Jonesboro, was arrested and booked into the Jackson County Jail in connection to the death of Sydney Sutherland.
Investigators began searching for 25-year-old Sydney Sutherland after she was last seen after leaving for a jog at around 3 p.m. August 19 in the area of State Highway 18 between Newport and Grubbs. On Friday, August 21, her body was found just north of her residence.
In a news conference on Friday, Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas said Sutherland and Lewellyn knew each other, but did not elaborate, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports.
KARK-TV reported Lewellyn was charged with capital murder.
Lewellyn was scheduled to appear in Jackson County Circuit Court in Newport Monday afternoon.