MACKENZIE LUECK HOMICIDE

Ayoola Ajayi Pleads Not Guilty In Child Porn Case

Oct 1, 2020, 5:16 PM | Updated: 5:16 pm
Salt Lake police arrest Ayoola Adisa Ajayi, 31, at an apartment complex at 1028 S. West Temple on F...
Salt Lake police arrest Ayoola Adisa Ajayi, 31, at an apartment complex at 1028 S. West Temple on Friday, June 28, 2019. Police say Ajayi was arrested for investigation of aggravated murder, aggravated kidnapping and desecration of a body in the disappearance of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)
(Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A tech worker accused of killing a Utah college student has pleaded not guilty to 19 felony counts linked to child pornography allegedly found on his computer.

A judge entered the pleas to sexual exploitation of a minor charges Thursday on behalf of 32-year-old Ayoola Ajayi. He is also facing separate murder and kidnapping charges in the death of 23-year-old University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck.

She is originally from El Segundo, California.

Investigators have said the images of children as young as 4 were found on his computer during the investigation in to Lueck’s death, but have not been linked with her slaying.

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