UCF students create memorial to honor slain TV journalist Dylan Lyons

Tributes are pouring in for Spectrum News 13 reporter Dylan Lyons.


A memorial is growing at the University of Central Florida where he graduated from.

Lyons had an impact on newsrooms across Florida, including Channel 9 where he worked as an intern.

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His former teachers and UCF alums are honoring and remembering him.

UCF students held a moment of silence in memory of Lyons at a memorial started for him at the journalism school he graduated from.

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Professor Tim Brown organized the area to remember Lyons on campus. Dylan was one of Brown’s students years ago.

Dylan’s death is making national headlines. The 24-year-old was shot to death while on the job waiting to do a live report on the suspect who’s accused of shooting him and his photographer on Wednesday.

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A memorial for Lyons is now growing outside of the Nicholson School of Communication and Media.

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