A “SUGAR baby” student has been found dead as police arrest a former US Army IT specialist accused of killing her and burning her body.
Human remains matching the DNA of Mackenzie Lueck were dug up in the backyard of suspect Ayoola Ajayi, 31, cops in Utah said today.
University student Mackenzie, who went missing on June 17, has been confirmed dead by police in Utah[/caption]
Ayoola Ajayi arrested by cops in Utah after human remains were found in his backyard, police said[/caption]
University of Utan sorority sister Mackenzie’s last text messages were sent to Ajayi before she went missing on June 17, officials said.
The suspect has been detained on charges of aggravated murder, aggravated kidnapping, desecration of a body and obstruction of justice, police in Salt Lake City said.
Police Chief Mike Brown said that Ajayi’s neighbours smelt gasoline and saw him burning something on June 18 and 19.
He continued: “The search warrant resulted in the findings of a fresh dig area on his property which is the same area that the arrested individual was reported burning something.”
“A forensic excavation of the burn area was conducted, which resulted in the finding of several charred items that were consistent with personal items of Mackenzie Lueck.
“Other charred material was located which has now forensically been determined to be female human tissue.
“A DNA profile of that human tissue was obtained during forensic testing by the Utah state lab.
“That DNA profile was compared and is consistent with the DNA profile obtained through further forensic testing of personal items of Mackenzie Lueck.”
Ajayi, as well as another man, were seen outside an apartment complex around 9.30 am, walking toward the SWAT team with their hands over their heads, local station KSL reported.
It was unclear whether the other man is still in custody.
Mackenzie Lueck reportedly boasted about having two sugar daddies before she vanished[/caption]
Lueck was looking for men over 35 on Tinder, its reported[/caption]
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Meanwhile, local contractor Brian Wolf told FOX News that Ajayi reached out to him in April to request a secret, soundproof room in his basement.
He said: “He slowly added on other requests, like building a secret door and adding hooks to the wall.”
Mackenzie boasted about having two Tinder “sugar daddies” just weeks before she vanished, it’s reported.
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Details of the student’s online dating search for older men were revealed as cops confirmed they’re searching a house linked to her disappearance.
According to MailOnline, Lueck was a “sugar baby” searching for men over 35 online – and boasted about having two unidentified sugar daddies on social media.
On Tuesday, Salt Lake City police shared images of Lueck at the airport retrieving her luggage, which showed Lueck with her hair in a bun wearing a white hooded sweater, black pants and sandals.
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