The couple, alleged to have had help area in northeast Arizona to meet another person and pick up a new vehicle. The Barksdales then pulled into an isolated area and left the van and security behind.
The security guard was released in a few hours and the Apache County Sheriff's Department was notified, Gonzales reported. By that time, Barksdales was no longer around six o'clock.
"We're trying to make up for lost time," Gonzalez said.
On Tuesday, police in Tucson said the couple's direction of travel is unknown, but investigators have information that they are likely traveling through Arizona.
They were last seen driving a red pickup truck at GMC Sierra, Arizona No. 1
27XTY, with damage to the front passenger side and rear bumper, police said. Blane Barksdale has numerous tattoos on her hands and arms.
The Pima County Sheriff's Department is suspending the use of transportation security services, with the company tasked with moving suspects nationwide, pending review of the incident.
They are suspected of a fatal explosion.
The couple's investigation began in April when police responded to a fire that led to an explosion at Blig's home. But he and his vehicle were nowhere to be found, and investigators found evidence that the fire was intentionally set on fire and that Blig was killed, police in Tucson said.
An arrest warrant was issued on May 1 for Barksdales on charges, including
But the Barksdale fled the state, igniting a nationwide search, first homicide, first-degree theft, arson and theft. They were discovered in Henrietta, New York, a suburb of Rochester, and arrested without incident on May 24.
Bly was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was in the Air Force's reserves after the war, said the victim's brother William Blig, He said his brother and Susan Barksdale were good friends, but she changed after meeting her new husband .
CNN is unable to identify a lawyer for the couple. Constantine Toropin and Giovanna Van Leuven contributed to this report.