Sydney Sutherland affidavit: Suspect joined the community to search for the victim after he buried her

NEWPORT, Ark. (KAIT) – A man blamed for capital homicide and assault in the passing of a Jackson County lady recently hit the lady with his vehicle, at that point submitted assault, examiners said in a reasonable justification testimony delivered Friday.

The court records on Quake Lewellyn, 28, were delivered in the Sydney Sutherland case. Lewellyn was likewise captured in August on the question of grabbing and maltreatment of a cadaver for the situation.

Police said in the sworn statement that Lewellyn saw Sutherland, 25, running on County Road 41 preceding she vanished and that a hunt of his telephone got proof for the situation.

“Lewellyn expressed that he hit Sutherland with his vehicle. Lewellyn expressed he at that point stacked Sutherland up into his pickup and shipped her to the region exhibited on the area government application,” the oath noted.

State Police said in the testimony that Lewellyn revealed to them that he at that point assaulted and covered Sutherland. Lewellyn, who is being held without bond, is planned to show up in court on Oct. 29 for arraignment.

Sutherland was accounted for missing on Aug. 19. Specialists discovered her iPhone on Aug. 20 out of a field close to her home. Sutherland’s body was discovered Aug. 21, only yards from where the application showed where Lewellyn was, specialists said in the testimony.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office got the call about Sutherland’s vanishing around 7 p.m. Aug. 19. The sworn statement doesn’t uncover who settled on the decision.

Lewellyn smashed her with a pickup as she ran along a rustic roadway before assaulting and covering her in a field outside Newport, as indicated by the court archives.

At the point when a network search party was shaped to search for Sutherland, Lewellyn, who is from Jonesboro, was among the individuals who partook in the inquiry exertion, specialists said.

The Democrat-Gazette reports Sutherland was enlisted nurturing at Unity Health-Harris Medical Center who had recently passed her sheets months sooner, her companions said.

Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas said a month ago that Lewellyn saw Sutherland running as he drove by, made a U-turn, and afterward assaulted her. Lucas likewise said it was his understanding that Lewellyn and Sutherland knew one another, yet not “especially well.”