SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake police detained two men at 9:20 am in an apartment complex in 1028 S. West Temple.
The police have neither confirmed nor denied that the men have been linked to the disappearance of missing persons. Mackenzie Lueck, a student at the University of Utah.
The men were seen in front of the apartment complex as they walked with their hands over their heads to a SWAT team of police.
Salt Lake police announced Thursday that the owner of A House in the Fairpark District, 31, is considered a "person of interest" for the disappearance of Luck.
It was not immediately clear if one of the men was the homeowner.
The police spent an active Wednesday night with work During the night, police gathered evidence in a Salt Lake City home, 547 N. 1
Even in the backyard holes were dug. The holes were dug in or near an area where, according to at least one neighbor, a fire could have been set. 23-year-old Lueck was last seen early in the morning of June 17, when she subsequently flew to Salt Lake City International Airport to attend a family funeral in her hometown El Segundo, California.
The surveillance video at the airport recorded how Lueck went to the baggage claim and then got into a Lyft vehicle.
The Lyft driver told the police he dropped Lueck off at 3 am at Hatch Park, North Salt Lake, where another person in a car was waiting for them. Until Wednesday, Salt Lake police were unable to identify that person or even the make and model of that car.
Texts and social media have become the focus of the investigation. There was attention for dating apps that Lueck was reportedly targeting, including at least one that blends "sugar babies" with "sweetcats."