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March 5, 2008

Auburn Student Found Fatally Shot (Updated)

Topics: National News


Latest update: A memorial service for 18-year-old Auburn freshman Lauren Burk, who was murdered Tuesday night, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Johnson's Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga.,
Lauren Burk, an 18-year-old freshman at Auburn University, was found fatally shot on a highway just before her car was discovered in flames on campus, several miles away. Via
Auburn police were investigating Tuesday's death of Lauren Burk as a homicide but made no immediate arrests.

Burk, an 18-year-old freshman from Marietta, Ga., was found wounded on Alabama Highway 147 around 9 p.m. Tuesday, and Auburn police said her Honda Civic was found engulfed in flames at the campus about 20 minutes later. She died Tuesday night at a hospital.

What in the hell is going on in our society when you can't even send your child off to college without worrying about him or her getting raped, murdered, or both?

My prayers go out to her family for their devastating loss.

Readers can click to Lauren's guest book - here.

UPDATE with more information: Police question suspects in Auburn freshman's shooting death

Also, Close Friend Remembers Lauren Burk

Fox Update: Who Killed Lauren Burk?

Latest: Lauren Burk Murder May have Been Seen by Witnesses

Posted by Richard at March 5, 2008 8:58 PM

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