Sheriff’s office excavates property in search for missing woman

Jessica Seybold, 39, has been missing since December 2017. Authorities received a tip about a property east of Arlington.

Jessica Seybold

Jessica Seybold

ARLINGTON — Over four years since Jessica Seybold was last seen, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office was searching a property east of Arlington this week, searching for clues in her disappearance.

Seybold, then 39, was last seen in the Trafton area on Dec. 13, 2017. The sheriff’s office received a tip related to a property there to search, spokesperson Courtney O’Keefe said. “That is one of the last known places she was seen,” she said.

The excavation began Wednesday.

Nothing pertinent to the investigation had been found as of Thursday morning, but the search continued.

Anyone with information related to Seybold’s disappearance can submit tips to the sheriff’s office at 425-388-3845. Callers can be anonymous.

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