Arkansas Farmer: ‘I Just Tried to Forget’ About Killing and Molesting Nurse


Handout, Randolph County Sheriff

Handout, Randolph County Sheriff

The Arkansas farmer charged with murdering and raping a nurse stated throughout a mental-health examination that after he killed the sufferer he tried “messing with” her corpse—then went home, ate dinner, and “just tried to forget about it.”

The chilling confession by Quake Lewellyn, 28, is contained in an analysis by a state psychologist who discovered that he’s mentally match to face trial for the loss of life of Sydney Sutherland, 25, who vanished whereas jogging in August.

“It was all just a blur,” Lewellyn instructed the psychologist, in response to a report obtained by KARK.

The married stepfather of three claims that on the day of the incident, he was driving to examine some wells and rice fields when he noticed Sutherland strolling down a gravel street.

By his account, he drove previous her, circled, and struck her together with his truck, unable to see her in a cloud of mud. He claims he walked over to see if she was OK and believed she was useless at that time.

Jogging Nurse Was Raped and Buried by Farmer, Cops Say

Although he had not been consuming or utilizing any medicine, he claims that he was “scared and afraid I was gonna be in trouble for running her over.” Instead of calling 911 to get her assist, he stated he put her physique within the tailgate of his truck with a watch towards hiding it.

His narrative then takes a really wicked flip.

Lewellyn instructed the psychologist that he drove to a rice discipline to bury Sutherland however first undressed her and “tried messing with her a bit”—although he stated his attorneys suggested him to not clarify precisely what he did.

He dug a gap and buried Sutherland, then went on together with his day as if he had not taken a life and abused a corpse, the analysis says.

Returning to work, he spent the following two to a few hours checking wells, went home, ate supper, and went to mattress. “He reported that he did not tell anyone what happened and ‘just tried to forget about it,’” the psychologist wrote.

As information of Sutherland’s disappearance unfold, Lewellyn’s father known as him to ask if he had seen her and he stated he stated he noticed her on the street. He went to the police station the following day to report the sighting—“still hoping he would not be caught,” the report says—and ultimately determined to confess.

“I knew I didn’t kill her on purpose,” he instructed the evaluator. Asked why he didn’t simply known as 911, he stated, “That I don’t know… I was just scared.”

Authorities have charged Lewellyn—who went to the identical highschool as Sutherland however claims he barely knew her—with capital homicide, kidnapping, abuse of a corpse, and rape.

His spouse has filed for divorce since his arrest.

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