Lauren McCluskey (born in 1997 – died October 22, 2018) was an American Student and Athlete from Pullman, Washington. She was a University of Utah track athlete. On October 22, 2018, Lauren was shot and killed at night by Melvin Rowland.
Furthermore, Rowland was also a registered sex offender. In fact, he convicted of forcible sexual abuse and enticing a minor, both felonies, in 2004. McCluskey was in the relationship with Melvin earlier.
Lauren told to her mother that he lied to her about the various sexual charges on him. In addition, Rowland told false about his age, name, and criminal history. Therefore, the athlete broke up with him after a friend told her about Melvin’s past.
According to Utah Police Chief Dale Brophy, Melvin Rowland is responsible for her death. She was found dead in the back seat of a parked car near a residential hall on campus. Lauren’s body was found in her car. Moreover, Melvin Rowland also killed himself hours later inside a nearby church.
He died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Rowland disappeared from the Fortitude Treatment Center in Salt Lake City a few days back.
Profile, Age, Parents & Education
The Athlete was born in 1997 in Pullman, Washington, USA. Therefore, Lauren McCluskey’s age was Twenty-one (21) years old at the time of her death. She was born to Matt McCluskey (father) and Jill McCluskey (mother).
Furthermore, Lauren attended Pullman High School for her education. In fact, the athlete was a state champion in the high jump. She also had a 3.75-grade point average. Moreover, the 21-year-old athlete was about to graduate in May 2019 from The University of Utah. She was the senior track standout who was majoring in communication. Her mother also told that her daughter was school record holder in t100-meter hurdles.
McCluskey started dating Melvin. The couple also had a romantic relationship with each other. Later, the athlete came to know about his criminal history and she decided to break up with him.
There is no much information about Rowland available on the internet but we will update you soon. Moreover, he also killed himself a short later after police suspected him for Lauren’s death.
|Full Birth Name||Lauren McCluskey.|
|Age||Twenty-one (21) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1997.|
|Date of Death||October 22, 2018.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Pullman, Washington, USA.|
|Zodiac Sign||Not available.|
|Current Residence||Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.|
|In the news for||Shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend "Melvin Rowland".|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||33-27-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Matt McCluskey.
Mother: Jill McCluskey.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Lauren McCluskey Husband & Relationship|
|Dating History?||Melvin Rowland.|
|Boyfriend||Name not Available.|
|Highest Qualification||University Student at the time of her death.|
|School||Pullman High School.|
|College/ University||The University of Utah.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Ryan Gosling.
Actress: Emma Watson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Reading, Working out in the gym and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Net Asset||Under Revision (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lauren McCluskey (Athlete)
- Her mother works as a professor at Washington State University.
- Recently she released a statement in which Jill claimed that she was on phone with her daughter when the incident happened.
- She said it was little before 9 pm and Lauren was returning to her university apartment from her night class.
- Furthermore, Jill heard her saying No, no, no. Initially, she thought that her daughter might be in a car incident.
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- But Lauren was attacked by her ex-boyfriend and it was the last time when she heard from her.
- Her father was also there with his wife and called 911.
- The estimated height of Lauren McCluskey was 5 Feet 8 Inches (173 centimeters) and weighs around 55 kilograms (121 Pounds).
- The athlete also filed a harassment complaint against Rowland a week before her death.
- According to police, they were not able to take action as Melvin’s address was not correct.
- She also attended Capital Church in Salt Lake City.