BREAKING: Police give update on missing Utah student, announce they have a ‘person of interest’

JUNE 27, 2019

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Police combing a Salt Lake City home for clues on the whereabouts of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck named its owner as a “person of interest” Thursday, adding they are searching for a mattress and box spring removed from the home last week.

Lueck, 23, was last seen meeting an unknown individual around 3 a.m. on June 17 near a park in Salt Lake City after being dropped off by a Lyft driver. She hailed the ride after flying in from Los Angeles – where she had attended a funeral – and has not been heard from since.

The article goes on to state the following:

“The owner of the residence where we served the warrant last night is a person of interest,” Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown said at a press conference Thursday. He added that no arrests have been made in what he says is still a missing person’s case. The homeowner, according to a detective that spoke to Fox News, will not be identified until police make an arrest.

Multiple reports state that police were seen digging in the back yard of the home, and some neighbors say the homeowner was recently burning something in his backyard that left a “strong stench” in the air.

One neighbor said the homeowner “had turned part of the home into an Airbnb rental property,” and said there are “people coming and going most of the time.”

Police held a press conference on the case Thursday morning:

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