Mackenzie Lueck Vigil Coverage

‘Her death is not her fault’: Friends of slain Utah student condemn victim-blaming

Since the day Mackenzie Lueck disappeared, her friends have been in front of the story, advocating on behalf of the 23-year-old University of Utah student to police, the public and the press.

'He took my best friend away from me': Slain student Mackenzie Lueck remembered at emotional vigil

Friends of slain University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck came together in grief and resilience at a vigil on campus Monday night. Lueck's friend and sorority sister, Kennedy Stoner, said she wanted to "voice how angry I am with the suspect and how he took my best friend away from me, her family, her sisters."

Who was Mackenzie Lueck? Friends remember the slain Utah college student as a friendly 'ball of light'

Slain University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck has been described by friends as a positive, outgoing person and a "bubble of happiness." Those that knew her are now mourning her death and trying to understand what happened after she left a park with a man in the early hours of June 17. Mourners plan a vigil Monday at 6 p.m. Utah time at the university.

'It's just not fair': University of Utah gathers to remember slain student Mackenzie Lueck

A heartbroken University of Utah remembered slain student Mackenzie Lueck on Monday night, just days after a Salt Lake City man was arrested and charged with her murder.

University of Utah to hold vigil for slain student Mackenzie Lueck

Days after police announced the devastating news that University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was murdered, the school announced its plans to honor and remember the 23-year-old. A vigil for Lueck will be held Monday at 6 p.m. on the Union Lawn of the Salt Lake City campus, the school’s student government said.

Vigil Held For Mackenzie Lueck As New Details Emerge About Her Suspected Killer

A vigil was held at the University of Utah tonight for slain El Segundo 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck as new details about her suspected killer emerged.

The University Of Utah Comes Together For A Vigil To Mourn Mackenzie Lueck, Slain Nursing Student

On Monday, the University of Utah community came together to mourn the loss of one of their own. Mackenzie Lueck, known to her friends as ‘Kenzie’, was recently murdered. The 23-year-old nursing student and California native was known for her happy, bubbly personality and her caring nature. She had a bright future ahead of her, a future that was unfortunately stolen away in a horrific turn of events.

Mackenzie Lueck Mourned by Friends as Suspect Found to Have Been Accused of Rape in Past

Members of the University of Utah community gathered on Monday to honor the life of one of their own, while authorities noted the man arrested in Mackenzie Lueck's murder had previously faced an unfounded rape accusation.

University Of Utah Students, Community Mourn Mackenzie Lueck

More than 100 people gathered at the University of Utah Monday evening to memorialize MacKenzie “Kenzie” Lueck, the student who went missing in June and was later confirmed dead by Salt Lake City police.

Friends of slain Utah student MacKenzie Lueck hold a vigil to remember how she loved tacos, yellow swimsuits and throwing parties for her cat

When MacKenzie Lueck threw a birthday party for her cat, she didn’t hold back. “She even got champagne,” said her friend, Katie Kvam. “Oh my goodness. Do you remember the cake?” added Kennedy Stoner. “She made it out of special cat food.”

University of Utah community comes together to remember Mackenzie Lueck

A devoted friend. A dedicated student. A fun, bubbly sorority sister. A kind acquaintance. Friends, family and strangers of Mackenzie Lueck came together Monday evening, silently and holding electric candles, to remember the 23-year-old slain University of Utah student.

University of Utah gathers for vigil in honor of Mackenzie Lueck

The University of Utah campus community gathered for a vigil in memory of slain student Mackenzie Lueck. Lueck’s friends, Alpha Chi Omega sorority sisters, and other fellow students gathered Monday evening to honor the too-short life of the 23-year-old senior from El Segundo, California.

Vigil for MacKenzie Lueck held at University of Utah

A vigil was held Monday night in honor of murdered University of Utah student MacKenzie Lueck. Organizers said the event was first planned as a prayer vigil to bring MacKenzie home. Instead, the focus turned toward celebrating her life.

Emotions flow at vigil for slain U of U student

Friends and supporters of University of Utah student MacKenzie Lueck — the subject of an intensive and hopeful search for nearly a dozen days before the worst possible news was confirmed — gathered Monday evening for a vigil to remember how she lived the 23 years of her life before its sudden and violent end.