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Springville teen, Lily Conroy, taken off of life support last week

May 26, 2022, 12:57 PM | Updated: 1:16 pm
Photo credit: Family of Lily Conroy...
Photo credit: Family of Lily Conroy

SPRINGVILLE, Utah — Lily Conroy, age 17, died over the weekend according to the Springville Police Department.

Conroy was found in a car with a gunshot wound on Wednesday, May 18, at Hobble Creek Park in Springville.

Police said she was placed on life support after being transported to a hospital by helicopter.

She was later placed on life support in order to preserve her organs for organ donation according to police.

Conroy was a resident of Springville and a student of Springville High School.

Conroy was found in a car along with the body of a male who was deceased. Police suspect that he had shot Conroy, and then died by suicide.

Police identified the man who died as 19-year-old Masao Kaanga, also of Springville.

Springville Police reported that the two had been in a previous relationship, but had broken up prior to the shooting.

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Springville teen, Lily Conroy, taken off of life support last week