Her friends warned dorm staff; she kept calling police. But risks went unrecognized before the slaying of Utah student Lauren McCluskey.
More than three weeks before Lauren McCluskey was killed on campus by an older man she had dated, two of her friends told staff at University of Utah dorms that they were scared about the man’s control over her, how he talked about guns and often stayed in her room.
Report: University of Utah police understaffed, but student's murder may not have been preventable
Even if the campus police department wasn't understaffed, overworked and inexperienced, state and University of Utah officials aren't sure officers could have prevented the murder of Lauren McCluskey.
Mom of murdered student blasts University of Utah police
Calling it an "unforgivable lapse of judgment and professional competency," the mother of slain University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey on Thursday blasted campus police for not taking her daughter's case seriously.
U of U to make new changes to staff, campus security after Lauren McCluskey's death
After new details of the independent investigation about Lauren McCluskey's murder were released, the University of Utah announced changes it intends to make to help improve campus safety and security.
U of U to add staff, training after review following the murder of student Lauren McCluskey
Understaffed campus police and a computer error are just a couple of the problems that led to Lauren McCluskey's tragic murder at the University of Utah campus.
More staff, increased training among changes at University of Utah after review of Lauren McCluskey murder case
The University of Utah released the findings and recommendations from a pair of reviews into the school's handling of the Lauren McCluskey murder case Wednesday.
Investigation Team Makes Safety Recommendations Following University Student's Murder
More police officers, more trainings and better communication between the University of Utah and outside agencies are among the recommendations made by an independent review team formed in response to the October murder of Lauren McCluskey.
University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey's death couldn’t have been prevented, officials say—but police understaffing, notification failure preceded tragedy
Police department understaffing and a notification failure with an offender-tracking program preceded the death of a University of Utah track athlete who was stalked and murdered by her sex-offender ex-boyfriend, an independent review revealed.
University of Utah says shooting death of Lauren McCluskey could not have been prevented, DESPITE report finding police under staffing and gaps in training
Despite police under staffing and lack of training, officials say the shooting death of University of Utah student athlete Lauren McCluskey could not have been prevented. University of Utah revealed their findings from an independent review of campus police Wednesday, which found the department of public safety to be 'understaffed' and having 'gaps in training.'