LOCAL NEWS

Few New Details As Search For MacKenzie Lueck Continues

Jun 26, 2019, 7:57 PM | Updated: 7:58 pm
...

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Very few new details have emerged in the search for 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck, more than a week after she went missing.

The University of Utah student disappeared on June 17. She was last seen after a Lyft driver picked her up at Salt Lake City International Airport and dropped her off at Hatch Park in North Salt Lake.

Police spoke with the Lyft driver, who said nothing seemed out of the ordinary when he dropped Mackenzie off at the park around 3 a.m. Investigators confirmed with the rideshare company that she was dropped off at 2:59 a.m. Records showed the driver went on to make several additional pickups through the night.

The driver was cleared, and not a focus of the investigation.

Officials said Lueck did text someone else from the airport after her flight arrived that morning, other than her parents. They’ve spoken with that person, and said they were also not considered a suspect.

Those close to Lueck, as well as strangers, continue to post on a Find Mackenzie Facebook page dedicated to her search, voicing concerns. Michelle Galison, a friend and sorority sister with Lueck posted a video message to her Wednesday morning.

“We’re all talking about how we all met in a sorority, but it’s irrelevant, because you’re a human being, and you’re gone, and we all miss you, and I hope you’re okay,” Galison said in the video. “Even if you’re laughing on a couch somewhere about this, I hope you at least tell somebody that you’re okay, and if you’re not, know that we are looking for you, and we miss you. And I miss you a lot.”

Investigators have asked for anyone with information about Lueck’s whereabouts to call a dedicated tip line at 1-801-799-4420.

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

Real estate firm Brixton Capital announced Monday that a new Target will occupy the former Dillard'...
Cassidy Wixom

Provo will soon be welcoming its 1st full-size Target store

Residents of Provo will soon have another retail therapy resource at their disposal: a brand-new Target.
9 hours ago
...
Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage

Shopping for Valentine’s roses? 9 comparisons to help you find the biggest bang for your buck

From online and local florist delivery options to grocery store blooms, KSL’s Matt Gephardt compares the cost and durability of nine different bouquets of a dozen red roses.
1 day ago
...
Ashley Moser

West Jordan mother in the ICU after being hit by snowmobile while tubing

A Utah mother is recovering in the ICU after she was hit by a snowmobile while tubing over the weekend.
1 day ago
Lauri Markkanen #23 of the Utah Jazz reacts to a basket against the Houston Rockets during the firs...
Kyle Ireland, KSL Sports

Ryan Smith, Utah Jazz honor Lauri Markkanen for NBA All-Star selection

Ryan Smith and the Utah Jazz honored Lauri Markkanen for his first NBA All-Star selection during Utah’s game against the Dallas Mavericks.
1 day ago
...
Madison Swenson

Boy hospitalized after falling from slide at Rose Springs Elementary

n 8-year-old boy is in critical but stable condition after falling from a slide at Rose Springs Elementary School.
1 day ago
Utah State Prisoin...
Shara Park

Governor, lawmakers to address 3 inmate attacks on guards at Utah prisons

The maximum-security unit at the Utah State Prison remained closed to visitors Monday after an inmate attacked a correctional officer on Saturday.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

vintage photo of lighting showroom featuring chandeliers, lamps, wall lights and mirrors...
Lighting Design

History of Lighting Design | Over 25 Years of Providing Utah With the Latest Trends and Styles

Read about the history of Lighting Design, a family-owned and operated business that paved the way for the lighting industry in Utah.
Fiber Optical cables connected to an optic ports and Network cables connected to ethernet ports...
Brian Huston, CE and Anthony Perkins, BICSI

Why Every Business Needs a Structured Cabling System

A structured cabling system benefits businesses by giving you faster processing speeds and making your network more efficient and reliable.
notebook with password notes highlighted...
PC Laptops

How to Create Strong Passwords You Can Actually Remember

Learn how you can create strong passwords that are actually easy to remember! In a short time you can create new ones in seconds.
house with for rent sign posted...
Chase Harrington, president and COO of Entrata

Top 5 Reasons You May Want to Consider Apartment Life Over Owning a Home

There are many benefits of renting that can be overshadowed by the allure of buying a home. Here are five reasons why renting might be right for you.
Festive kitchen in Christmas decorations. Christmas dining room....
Lighting Design

6 Holiday Decor Trends to Try in 2022

We've rounded out the top 6 holiday decor trends for 2022 so you can be ahead of the game before you start shopping. 
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to Choose What MBA Program is Right for You: Take this Quiz Before You Apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Few New Details As Search For MacKenzie Lueck Continues