02/09/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Tyler Thomas Missing: Joshua Keadle Tells Authorities He 'Washed Off' DNA Evidence

Peru, Neb. -- The Nemaha County Sheriff's Office has named Joshua Keadle, 29, as a suspect in the disappearance of Tyler Thomas, a Peru State College student that has been missing since early Dec. 3. According to court records, authorities gained probable cause for Keadle's arrest from interviews conducted on Dec. 3, 6 and 7.

In an interview with Channel 3 News on Dec. 3 Keadle said, "It really didn't sink in until, like, I saw her family crying outside the hallway. Then it was like, wow, this could be serious."

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