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Police: Man suspected of killing U of Utah student is dead

Rowland // Photo provided

Police say the man suspected of shooting and killing a University of Utah student on campus last night is dead.

They say 37-year-old Melvin Rowland was found dead at a Salt Lake City church.

Police say the victim was a woman who had previously been in a relationship with Rowland.

Investigators say the couple got into a dispute leading up to the shooting.

The campus was placed on a temporary lockdown, which was lifted shortly after 11 last night.

Rowland was not a student at the university, according to police.

The university is now canceling all classes for today, and made support services available for students.

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