The 37-year-old man who was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday morning after he was identified as a suspect in the shooting death of a University of Utah college athlete previously dated the 21-year-old woman, according to a statement released Tuesday by the woman’s family. >> Read more trending news Police said Melvin Rowland, 37, was found dead early Tuesday at a Salt Lake City church. University officials identified the student who was killed as Lauren McCluskey of Pullman, Washington. Here are the latest updates: Update 12:10 p.m. EDT Oct. 23: University of Utah police Chief Dale Brophy confirmed at a news conference Tuesday that McCluskey filed a police report against Rowland just over a week before her death. Citing the ongoing investigation, Brophy declined to detail the report, which was made on Oct. 12, with some follow-up from police on Oct. 13. “All we know at this point (is) they had a prior relationship and it ended,” Brophy said. McCluskey’s mother, Jill McCluskey, said in a statement to news stations that her daughter dated Rowland for about a month after he lied to the college student about his age and criminal history. Officials said Rowland was a registered sex offender. Jill McCluskey said her daughter’s relationship with Rowland ended on Oct. 9. Brophy said police got a call around 8:30 p.m. Monday from Jill McCluskey, who worried something might be wrong with her daughter after she abruptly cut off their conversation. Officers were immediately dispatched and investigators found Lauren McCluskey dead in her car. Authorities later learned that the shooter, identified as Rowland, had gotten a ride off campus. Brophy said Tuesday that officers had spoken with the person who gave Rowland a ride, although it was not immediately clear whether the person knew of the shooting before picking up the 37-year-old. Brophy said the person was not in custody Tuesday. Rowland was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound early Tuesday morning after a brief chase by officers with the Salt Lake City Police Department. Authorities continue to investigate. Update 9:55 a.m. EDT Oct. 23: In a statement released to KUTV and KSL, McCluskey’s family members said they were on the phone with the 21-year-old as she was heading to her apartment from school on Monday night. “Suddenly, I heard her yell, ‘No, no, no!’” said her mother, identified by KSL as Jill McCluskey. “I thought she might have been in a car accident. That was the last I heard from her. … In a few minutes, a young woman picked up the phone and said all of Lauren’s things were on the ground.” University of Utah police Lt. Brian Wahlin told KSTU that McCluskey had a prior relationship with Rowland. Family members told KUTV and KSL that she had dated Rowland for about a month. Family members said McCluskey had previously complained to University of Utah police that she was being harassed by Rowland. They described her as a star athlete and an outstanding student set to graduate in May 2019. 'She loved to sing and had strength and determination,' family members told KUTV and KSL. 'She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.' Update 7:44 a.m. EDT Oct. 23: Mark Harlan, athletics director for the University of Utah, issued the following statement Tuesday morning about McCluskey, a member of the school’s track and field team: “Last night, the University of Utah lost one of our own,” the statement began. “Senior track standout Lauren McCluskey was tragically killed in a senseless act. This news has shaken not only myself but our entire University of Utah athletics family to its core. We have university counselors and psychologists on standby to support Lauren’s teammates, coaches and friends. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and all of those dear to her.” >> See the tweet here Update 7:20 a.m. EDT Oct. 23: The University of Utah has identified the student who was shot and killed on campus Monday night. Lauren McCluskey of Pullman, Washington, was a senior communication major and member of the school’s track and field team, university President Ruth V. Watkins said in a statement Tuesday morning. A vigil will be held in her honor at 5 p.m. MDT Wednesday, the statement said. Watkins also included the following details about the shooting: “The police investigation is still underway, but here is a brief overview of what happened last night. Around 8:20 p.m., university police received a report of a possible abduction in a parking lot outside a residence hall. Police responded and as they searched the area, they discovered Lauren deceased in a parked car near the south tower of the Medical Plaza, a residential hall on campus. “Police issued a secure-in-place order for campus as they searched for a suspect. That order remained in effect until just before midnight, after police determined the suspect had left the area. He was later found deceased at an off-campus location.” Read the full statement here. Update 4:26 a.m. EDT Oct. 23: Police said Melvin Rowland, the suspect in the shooting death of a University of Utah student, has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, KSL and KUTV are reporting. Authorities said Rowland “forced entry to the Trinity AME Church on 600 S after a foot pursuit, then shot himself,” KUTV’s Bronagh Tumulty tweeted early Tuesday. >> See the tweet here Update 4:09 a.m. EDT Oct. 23: Police have located Melvin Rowland, the suspect in the shooting death of a University of Utah student, the school tweeted early Tuesday. >> See the tweet here Officials did not release any further details, but area news outlets reported a large police presence outside Trinity AME Church in Salt Lake City. >> See a video from the scene here Previous report: A homicide suspect is at large after a University of Utah student was shot and killed on campus, police said Monday night. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, university police received several reports of an argument followed by gunfire around 9 p.m. MDT. Once at the scene, authorities found a woman dead in a car. Police identified the suspect as Melvin Rowland, 37, a 250-pound, 6-foot-3 black male wearing a white hoodie, black pants, white shoes and a gray beanie. Officials said Rowland, a convicted sex offender, fled the scene on foot. >> See his photo here The campus was placed on lockdown as police searched for Rowland, KSL reported. The university lifted the lockdown at 11:47 p.m. MDT Monday, tweeting that police believed Rowland had left the campus. The school also canceled all Tuesday classes. >> See the tweet here Read more here or here.