Laken Riley : “UGA Jogging Murder: Victim & Suspect ID”

A tragic incident occurred at the UGA intramural fields, where a young woman lost her life while out for a jog. The victim has been identified as Laken Riley, a student in Augusta University’s nursing program at the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Normaltown. Laken’s untimely death has left the community in shock and mourning.

Background Information:
Laken had previously attended UGA until the spring of 2023 before transferring to Augusta University’s nursing program in Athens. She was a dedicated student with a bright future ahead of her. The news of her passing has devastated her family, friends, and classmates.

Details of the Incident:
On Thursday night, UGA Police Chief Jeffrey Clark revealed that the victim was not a UGA student but attended another institution. Later, Augusta University confirmed that Laken was a student there. Her name was withheld until her family could be notified of the tragic news.

Investigation Update:
UGA campus police have identified a person of interest in connection with Laken’s death. The investigation is ongoing, and updates will be provided as new information becomes available. The authorities are working tirelessly to bring justice for Laken and her loved ones.

Discovery of Laken’s Body:
Laken’s body was discovered in the woods near Lake Herrick after a friend raised concerns about her not returning from her jog. The community has come together to mourn the loss of a promising young student and offer support to those affected by this senseless tragedy.

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