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UCF accounting student killed

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Published: Sunday, August 15, 2010

Updated: Sunday, August 15, 2010 17:08

Orange County Sheriff's officials have released the names of the two people who died Saturday in an apparent murder-suicide, after a woman was found dead in an apartment about five miles south of UCF, and a man was found dead at a local shooting range.

Jennifer Lynn Roqueta, an accounting major at UCF who had just turned 21 in May and a server at Buffalo Wild Wings in Waterford Lakes, was identified as the victim on Sunday.

The suspect, who was identified as Ryan Ray Scurlock, 24, was found at the Shooting Gallery gun range located at 2911 39th St. in Orlando. 

The investigation stems from Saturday's incident in which the OCSO received several calls from Scurlock's acquaintances requesting they check on his well-being because they had received alarming text messages from him that indicated he was distraught.

Deputies followed up on the calls by visiting his apartment.

The calls were shortly thereafter connected to the possible suicide at the gun range.

Calls were made to a second crime scene located in a third-story apartment in the Polos East apartment complex on Woodbury Road off of Colonial Drive.

After deputies forced their way in, they found Roqueta, whose cause of death has not been confirmed. 

Hannah Bodem, a co-worker of Roqueta's at Buffalo Wild Wings for several months, said work just isn't the same without her.

"We're definitely missing something here," Bodem said. "It's tough. She was always fun to be around. She always lit up the restaurant."

The sheriff's office did not release any additional information in the investigation.

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