A grand jury has indicted Aubrey Trail and Bailey Boswell, the two people brought back to Nebraska as persons of interest in Sydney Loofe's disappearance, on allegations they transported stolen goods from Hiawatha, Kan. to Beatrice.

Trail, 51, and Boswell, 23, already had been facing a federal charge for the same allegations based on an investigator’s sealed affidavit.

In a news release late Tuesday, the FBI said the activities were uncovered during the course of a separate ongoing investigation into the disappearance and death of Loofe, a 24-year-old Lincoln woman reported missing Nov. 16 after not showing up at work.

She is believed to have gone on a date with Boswell a day earlier and was last seen in the Wilber area.

She was found dead last week in rural Clay County.

In the news release, the FBI said both Trail and Boswell “continue to be considered persons of interest in this ongoing investigation."

As charged in the indictment, the two could get up to 10 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted.

At a hearing last week, U.S. Magistrate Judge Cheryl Zwart appointed the Federal Public Defender's Office to represent Boswell. Trail told the judge he would like to represent himself.

Both are being held in jail awaiting trial.

Trail and Boswell have been in jail since law enforcement tracked them down in the Branson, Missouri, area and brought them back to Saline County.

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