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Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Body Found In Box Elder County

May 2, 2020, 5:45 PM | Updated: 5:57 pm
FILE: Box Elder County Sheriff's Office....
FILE: Box Elder County Sheriff's Office.

PROMONTORY, Utah – Police are investigating a suspicious death after the body of a Weber County man was found, according to officials with the Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office.

Police said a couple located the body while driving in the Salt Wells area in rural Box Elder County on Friday. The area is west of Promontory and about 25 miles south of the Utah-Idaho state line.

Deputies said the body had been at that location for several days.

Officials transported the body to the Utah State Medical Examiner’s Office in Salt Lake City and an autopsy was performed on Saturday.

The victim was identified by authorities as 36-year-old Joshua George Haven.

“This is an ongoing investigation and leads are being followed,” officials said in a release. “Death is obviously being treated as suspicious and no conclusions have been reached at this time as to cause or manner of death.”

The Salt Wells area is west of Promontory.

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Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Body Found In Box Elder County