Suspect arrested in murder of Aaron Lowe
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A man was arrested early Sunday morning for the murder of 21-year-old Aaron Lowe.
According to police, 22-year-old Buk M. Buk was identified as a suspect and arrested in Draper.
Buk was arrested for Serious Murder, Attempted Murder, and Felony Discharge of a Firearm.
Lowe, a noted University of Utah football player, was shot dead on September 26 at a house party on the 2200 block of South Broadmoor Street in Sugar House.
Buk is also charged with shooting a 20-year-old woman who was not identified by police and who is in critical condition in the hospital.
Contributors to the arrest were members of the Salt Lake City Police Department, Detectives, Homicide Squad, SWAT and Gang Unit, including Police Department support Draper and Layton.
SLCPD leader Mike Brown released the following statement:
“In a time of need, we turned to our church. We asked people to come forward and share the information they had. Because of these tips and the relentless pursuit of justice by our murder detectives, we have arrested the person accused of murder. ”Aaron Lowe. So many lives have been affected by this pointless shooting. I want to thank the work of our patrol officers, detectives, crime lab technicians, data analysts, and the professional Salt Lake City police force. Your dedicated work of combing through every lead and piece of evidence led us to this arrest. ”