Lauren Mccluskey - Updated Apr 2024

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Lauren Mccluskey


Lauren Mccluskey was an American student as well as an athlete from Pullman, Washington. Lauren McCluskey came into the news after she was killed by Melvin Rowland in 2018.

Early Life

Lauren Mccluskey was born on February 12, 1997, in Pullman, Washington, United States, and his current age is 26 years old. She held American citizenship and she was from a Christian family. Talking about her family members, Lauren was born to her father Matt Mccluskey, and her mother Jill Mccluskey. Matt was a physics professor at the University of Utah and Jill was also an economics teacher at Washington State University.

Lauren McCluskey

Caption: Lauren with her family (source:

Lauren Mccluskey – Education

Moving towards her academic qualifications, Lauren completed her schooling at Pullman High School. Similarly, Lauren was studying at the University of Utah and was going to graduate with a degree in communication in May 2019. She was happy about her graduation. Since her school days, Lauren has been a very talented Athlete.

Lauren Mccluskey – Death

Lauren McCluskey lost her life on October 22, 2018, at night. She was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend Melvin Rowland. Melvin was also a registered sex offender. He was even convicted of forcible sexual abuse in the year 2004. Lauren’s dead body was found in the back seat of a parked car near a residential hall on campus. Not only this, but his murderer Melvin also killed himself after an hour. His dead body was found in a church in Salt Lake City. Melvin died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound as he disappeared from the Fortitude Treatment Center a few days back.

Lauren was reportedly talking to her mom on the phone at the time of the attack. She previously told her mother that Melvin lied to her about the several sexual charges against him. Moreover, he even told false about his name, age, and criminal history. Therefore, her friend told her about Melvin’s truth and hence she broke up with him.

Lauren McCluskey

Caption: Lauren’s murderer Melvin (source:

Lauren Mccluskey – Professional Life and Career

Lauren McCluskey was an active, bright, and athletic kid since her childhood. She entered her first Junior Olympic association track just at the age of 8. Similarly, she was even able to set records in the long jump, high jump, and 400-meter run.

At the age of 9, Lauren qualified for the nationals under the 9-10 age group. Likewise, she kept on competing in the high jump, hurdles, and multi-events nationally and had set many USATF association youth records. Lauren was very versatile. Along with sports, she was also a singer, a stand-up comedian, and a writer.

Lauren McCluskey

Caption: Lauren’s photo while running (source:

Net Worth 2024

The net worth of Lauren Mccluskey is not available as of now. However, she was surely earning a decent amount of money through her athletic career. She never did any brand endorsement activities in her lifetime.

Relationship Status

Lauren McCluskey was in a relationship with Melvin Rowland earlier. But Lauren broke up with him after learning about his past from her friend. Melvin had borrowed her car before break up. However, Lauren requested the University of Utah police to help her get her car back. After a few days of breaking up, Lauren blocked his and his friend’s phone numbers and reported to the police that she was being harassed.

Body Measurements

Lauren Mccluskey had maintained an attractive and fit body. She had a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters and a body weight of 55 kg or 121 pounds. Similarly, her bra size is 32B and her shoe size is 8 inches. Similarly, Lauren’s actual body measurements such as chest size, waist size, and hip size are 33 inches, 27 inches, and  32 inches respectively.  In addition, Lauren had dark brown hair with a pair of beautiful blue eyes.

Social Media

When it comes to her social media handles, there are no social media accounts of her. She either never used them or her accounts were deleted after her death. However, her death news went viral on Reddit.