South Salt Lake Police Identify 23-Year-Old Murder Victim

Sep 30, 2020, 5:15 PM
Authorities respond after the body of a partially-clothed woman was discovered in South Salt Lake o...
Authorities respond after the body of a partially-clothed woman was discovered in South Salt Lake on Sept. 28, 2020 (Photo: Dan Rascon, KSL TV)
(Photo: Dan Rascon, KSL TV)

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah – Officials with the South Salt Lake Police Department have identified a woman whose body was found near 2550 South and 300 West on Monday.

Police said 23-year-old Kaitlyn Barron, of Salt Lake City, died from blunt force trauma and they are investigating the incident as a homicide.

“Evidence from the scene has been submitted for forensic analysis,” officials said on the department’s Facebook page Wednesday. “The investigation is ongoing.”

Homicide victim from 2550 South 300 West on 9/28/2020 has been identified as Kaitlyn Barron (23) from Salt Lake City, UT…

Posted by South Salt Lake Police Department on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Barron’s body was located around 7:30 a.m. Monday.

We have limited information at this point, said Danielle Croyle, spokesperson for the South Salt Lake Police Department, on Monday. “Its traumatic, its unfortunate and we want to make sure we hold someone accountable.

Anyone who may have information related to this crime was asked to call police at 801-840-4000. Police added Barron has family in the San Antonio, Texas, area.

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South Salt Lake Police Identify 23-Year-Old Murder Victim