Utah father asks to keep attention on solving daughter, daughter-in-law’s murder

Sep 28, 2021, 7:06 PM | Updated: 9:29 pm

MOAB, Utah — A Utah father is pleading to keep the unsolved murder of his daughter and daughter-in-law in the limelight.

Sean-Paul Schulte said it’s hard not to compare the kind of attention Gabby Petito’s disappearance got, compared to that of his daughter, Kylen Schulte, and her wife, Crystal Turner.

He asked people to remember that their killer is still out there.

For the past three weeks, Schulte has been at a sentimental spot at Swanny City Park.

It’s a spot where I would sit and wait for the girls,” said Schulte. “They’d come around the corner on the Harley and come rolling up.”

He’s maintained a booth there for collecting tips from the community.

“These clues are time-sensitive, and now, so much time has gone by,” he said.

While Petito’s case grabbed so much more attention, he doesn’t begrudge it. He just believes other cases, like his daughter’s, need that same attention.

“I know what it’s like to have someone missing, and I know what it’s like to not have closure yet, so I really feel for Gabby’s family,” said Schulte.

As hard as it may be several weeks later, he’s asking people who have passed through the Moab area between Aug. 13 through Aug. 18 to consider what they might have seen in the area near La Sal Loop Road, where the two women were shot and killed.

Detectives investigating after two women found dead near Moab

“If anybody saw anything there — a vehicle, a description of a person, a person with a dog, a weirdo with a gun, whatever it is,” he said.

Schulte said dozens of people have brought him clues, and through his time in town, he’s seen how much Kylen and Crystal were loved.

“The town cherished those girls,” he said.

Officials with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office said they continue to follow leads, adding that they’ve called on numerous labs and technicians to comb over troves of potential evidence that could still take months to complete.

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

FILE PHOTO - (Courtesy Deseret News) Three men were arrested on suspicion of firing shots at a Roy,...
Michael Houck, KSL TV

Man fatally shot on front porch in Springville, suspect identified at police department

A man was fatally shot multiple times on his front porch Saturday night with the suspect claiming to be a bystander, according to Springville police.
16 hours ago
An Air Force C-17 Globemaster named “The Spirit of the Candy Bomber” escorted a C-54 to Spanish...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Spanish Fork residents attend tribute to ‘Candy Bomber’

Residents in Spanish Fork remembered Col. Gail Halversen with a reenactment of his legendary candy drop.
16 hours ago
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Motorcyclist killed in Weber County collision

A motorcyclist died after colliding with a station wagon Saturday night in Marriot-Slaterville.
16 hours ago
RAMSTEIN-MIESENBACH, GERMANY - MAY 21: U.S. airmen load pallets with baby formula which arrived by ...
Polo Sandoval and Samantha Beech, CNN

Baby formula arrives in Indianapolis from Germany on US military aircraft to address critical need

A shipment of baby formula has arrived Sunday in Indianapolis on a US military aircraft from Germany to address a nationwide shortage.
16 hours ago
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Accidental shooting in West Valley City leaves child in critical condition

Police confirmed that a child in West Valley was critically injured in an accidental shooting.
16 hours ago
Matt Rascon, KSL TV

Pleasant Grove tattoo artist used work to help others before her murder

A mother who police say was shot and killed by her son in Pleasant Grove Thursday night, used her artwork as a tattoo artist to help others heal from past trauma.
2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Earth day 2022...

How Are You Celebrating Earth Day 2022? | 4 Simple Ways to Celebrate Earth Day and Protect the Environment

Earth Day is a great time to reflect on how we can be more environmentally conscious. Here are some tips for celebrating Earth Day.
Get Money Online...

More Ways to Get Money Online Right Now in Your Spare Time

Here are 4 easy ways that you can get more money online if you have some free time and want to make a little extra on the side.
Lighting trends 2022...

Lighting Trends 2022 | 5 Beautiful Home Lighting Trends You Can Expect to See this Year and Beyond

This is where you can see the latest lighting trends for 2022 straight from the Lightovation Show at the Dallas World Trade Center.
What Can't You Throw Away in the Trash...

What Can’t You Throw Away in the Trash? | 5 Things You Shouldn’t Throw in to Your Trash Can

What can't you throw away in the trash? Believe it or not, there are actually many items that shouldn't be thrown straight into the trash.
Make Money Online Easily...

4 Ways that You Can Make Money Online Easily in Just a Few Clicks

Here are 4 ways that you can make money online easily in no time at all! Some are as simple as just a few clicks away.
tips to winterize your home...
Bonneville Digital SLC

Tips to Winterize Your Home | The Top 5 Ways You Can Prepare for the Cold Utah Winter Ahead

Before the snow hits, here are the top 5 tips to winterize your home to prepare for the cold Utah winter this year.
Utah father asks to keep attention on solving daughter, daughter-in-law’s murder