Utah Man Avoids Demise Penalty for Killing Pupil

A Utah man who wrote a ebook describing the burning deaths of two individuals pleaded responsible to killing a College of Utah pupil whose charred stays he buried in his yard final yr, reports the New York Times. Ayoola Ajayi, pleaded responsible to at least one depend of aggravated homicide and one depend of desecration of a human physique within the loss of life of Mackenzie Lueck, 23, whom Ajayi met on a courting web site. Underneath a cope with prosecutors, Ajayi, 32, will keep away from a doable loss of life sentence and can be sentenced to life in jail with out parole, mentioned District Legal professional Sim Gill.

Ajayi and Lueck met in 2018 on the web site Looking for Association and  met in a park on June 17, 2019. Ajayi, an data expertise employee, had determined earlier than the assembly that he would homicide Lueck, prosecutors mentioned, and turned off the video on his dwelling safety system earlier than leaving his dwelling to fulfill her. After Lueck went to Ajayi’s home, he tied her up and choked her, first along with his fingers after which with a belt. He buried her in his yard and burned her physique, clothes and belongings to attempt to cowl up the killing. A number of days later, after police detectives visited Ajayi’s dwelling, he dug up Lueck’s stays and took them to Logan Canyon, the place he buried them once more in a shallow grave. Ajayi, who’s from Nigeria, had studied at Utah State College in Logan.