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SLC Police Investigating After Body Found With Apparent Gunshot Wound

May 1, 2021, 11:46 AM | Updated: May 3, 2021, 2:16 pm

(John Wilson/KSL TV)...

(John Wilson/KSL TV)

(John Wilson/KSL TV)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Officers with the Salt Lake City Police Department said they are investigating after a man was found dead with an apparent gunshot wound.

Lt. Bill Manzanares said a passerby found the body near 300 West Hansen Avenue around 7:45 a.m. Saturday.

The victim was later identified as 51-year-old Kevin Hettich.

Police did not recover any shell casings from the scene, but said it appears Hettich died from a gunshot wound.

Late Saturday night, SLC Police said they were looking for a suspect in the homicide.

The suspect was identified as 42-year-old Nathaniel Joseph Kenyon. Police said he was considered armed and dangerous.

Just after 2 p.m. Sunday, Lt. Steve Wooldridge with the SLCPD said police were notified of Kenyon’s whereabouts and he was taken into custody.

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SLC Police Investigating After Body Found With Apparent Gunshot Wound