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Melvin Rowland

Melvin Rowland Biography – Melvin Rowland Wiki

Melvin Rowland is a registered sex offender and the suspect believed to be responsible for her death of Lauren McCluskey, a University of Utah track athlete.

After shooting and killing Lauren McCluskey, he killed himself a short time later following a police pursuit. Rowland was found dead hours later inside a nearby church from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Rowland was convicted of forcible sexual abuse and enticing a minor, both felonies, in 2004, public records show. According to University of Utah Police Chief Dale Brophy, Rowland had disappeared from the Fortitude Treatment Center, a halfway house in Salt Lake City. Police did not have a current address for him.

Earlier October 2018, McCluskey filed a report with university police related to alleged harassment from Rowland. Detectives had been in touch with McCluskey regarding the allegation.

Rowland spent nearly a decade in prison after pleading guilty to trying to lure an underage girl online and attempted sex abuse charges, according to court records.

He was charged with two separate crimes in September 2003, said Paul Amann, the prosecutor on the case.

Rowland had been caught in an online sex crimes sting when a police officer posed as a 13-year-old girl. After he was charged, a woman came forward to report he had sexually assaulted her after a separate online meeting a few days earlier.

Rowland pleaded guilty to enticing a minor over the internet and attempted forcible sex abuse in an agreement with prosecutors, records show. His defense attorney did not immediately return a call Tuesday seeking comment.

Rowland was released from prison in 2012 after serving eight years and has twice been sent back from halfway houses after violating his parole, Utah prison spokeswoman Kaitlin Felsted said. He was most recently paroled in April and was living on his own.

Rowland’s registry gives the following details of his background:

• Description: 76-4-401 – ENTICING A MINOR/2ND DEGREE FELONY
• Date Convicted: 07/19/2004
• Conviction State: Utah
• Release Date: 09/03/2013

• Description: 76-5-404 – FORCIBLE SEXUAL ABUSE-ATTEMPTED/3RD DEGREE FELONY (attempted)
• Date Convicted: 07/19/2004
• Conviction State: Utah

Melvin Rowland Age

Rowland was 37 years old.

Melvin Rowland Girlfriend

Lauren McCluskey and Rowland had dated for about a month then ended the relationship on October 9, 2018 when she learned he had lied about his age, name and criminal history.

On October 10, Lauren requested assistance from University of Utah police to get back her car, which he was borrowing. After that, Lauren blocked his and his friends’ numbers, then filed a complaint with the University of Utah police that he was harassing her.

Melvin Rowland Height

He stood at 6ft 3in tall.

Melvin Rowland Weight

He weighed 250 pounds.

 

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