Dec. 21, 2018: Salt Lake City Police Release 911 audio

Audio of Lauren McCluskey’s calls for help show her concern about University of Utah police

Lauren McCluskey was worried about how long University of Utah police would take to respond to her reports that she had received harassing messages and an extortion threat. She decided to reach out to Salt Lake City police.

Letter: U. just trying to avoid a lawsuit in student’s murder

Recently, an independent report commissioned by the University of Utah concluded that the response to University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey’s pleas for help was mishandled in many ways.

Police release chilling audio of Lauren McCluskey’s 911 calls for help prior to her killing

Police released the audio recordings of 911 calls made by Lauren McCluskey in the days before she was murdered. On October 22, the University of Utah student was shot and killed by an ex-boyfriend on campus. The first call she made to SLCPD dispatch occurred on October 13th, a day after she first reported being harassed to University of Utah police.

911 calls from Lauren McCluskey released for the first time

Three 911 calls from University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey and her father were released Friday by the Salt Lake City Police Department. McCluskey was shot and killed on the university's campus by a former boyfriend, Melvin Rowland, who was found dead hours later inside a church.

Audio recordings of Lauren McCluskey's calls to police released

New audio recordings of calls to police, released by the Salt Lake City attorney's office, reveal how worried Lauren McCluskey was in the days leading up to her murder. Just three days before her death, McCluskey can be heard calling Salt Lake City Police.

Audio of 911 call shows student’s concern before ex-boyfriend killed her

Dispatch recordings show University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey grew increasingly concerned about the handling of her harassment complaint before her ex-boyfriend killed her on campus.

Utah student's 911 calls asked police to stop her harasser. Days later she was murdered

Lauren McCluskey was both concerned and frustrated when she called Salt Lake City Police on October 19. A convicted sex offender whom she had met just a month earlier was continually harassing her after she ended their short relationship. But police at the University of Utah, where she was a student, weren't doing enough to put a stop to it, she said in a call to 911.

'I've been blackmailed': Police release 911 calls University of Utah student, 21, made just days before being murdered by her sex offender ex-boyfriend, 37

Authorities have released multiple recordings of University of Utah athlete Lauren McCluskey's 911 calls in which she asks for help in the days before she's fatally shot by her ex-boyfriend.

All The Times Lauren McCluskey Asked For Help Before She Was Murdered

University of Utah track and field athlete Lauren McCluskey was fatally shot earlier this year by a man she had recently dumped after she found out he had lied to her about his name, age, and criminal record. The man, Melvin Rowland, 37, died by suicide hours later. But for weeks before her Oct. 22 murder, McCluskey, her family, and her friends knew she was in danger and kept asking for help, according to documents and 911 audio released this month.

Police release 911 calls University of Utah student made days before being murdered by ex-boyfriend

Salt Lake City police have released the 911 calls a University of Utah student made just days before she was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend. Weeks before Lauren McCluskey, 21, died, she broke up with Melvin Rowland, 37, after discovering that he had lied to her about his age and was a registered sex offender, University Police Chief Dale Brophy told reporters in October.

Lauren McCluskey Sought Help Against A Dangerous Man. She Still Died.

Lauren McCluskey’s friends became deeply worried when the University of Utah college student began expressing deep distress related to a relationship with an older man earlier this year. They spoke to university officials about it. McCluskey herself reached out to the university and police multiple times. But nobody stopped the man who eventually killed her, two new reports reveal.


Days before she was killed by a former romantic partner and registered sex offender, University of Utah senior Lauren McCluskey called Salt Lake City police to ask why they had not pursued her complaints of harassment.

University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey complained about police inaction days before she was murdered

Days before Lauren McCluskey was murdered by her sex-offender ex-boyfriend, she called 911 and asked why police weren’t doing anything. McCluskey, a 21-year-old track runner at the University of Utah, told police that she was being blackmailed by her ex, Melvin Rowland, and that she was scared for her life. But campus police didn’t do anything.

In Days Before Her Murder, Utah Track Star Called Police 6 Times to Report Ex Was Stalking Her

University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey called police six times in the 10 days before her ex-boyfriend killed her, according to recently released reports of police investigations into her murder.

Utah Track Athlete Lauren McCluskey Called 911 To Report Harasser Just Days Before Murder

Lauren McCluskey, a 21-year-old University of Utah senior and track athlete, was killed in an on-campus shooting outside of a dormitory on October 23. The shooter was 37-year-old Melvin Rowland, a convicted sex offender who had been harassing McCluskey.

Report: Slain Utah athlete repeatedly called school, Salt Lake City police about harasser

Lauren McCluskey, the 21-year-old Utah track athlete who was abducted outside her Salt Lake City dorm and killed in October, had called both University of Utah police and Salt Lake City police multiple times to report her attacker’s harassment before her death, according to 911 calls obtained by CNN.