UPDATE: Utah man tells police he killed wife ‘in a fit of rage’

Dec 10, 2021, 10:12 PM | Updated: Dec 11, 2021, 2:29 pm

(Andrew Adams/KSL TV)...

(Andrew Adams/KSL TV)

(Andrew Adams/KSL TV)

UPDATE: William Mathew Jonides told Sandy police he killed his wife “in a fit of rage” before he called 911 and reported her death, according to probable cause documents.

The documents say police arrived and located Jonides and then searched the home at Montana Drive to find an adult woman in an upstairs bedroom with obvious signs of trauma. A Sandy Fire Department and medical crew also responded to the emergency call and confirmed the woman was dead.

Police said Jonides was taken to the Sandy City Police Department and informed of his rights and then made his statement about killing his wife in a fit of rage. Friday night police said a shotgun was involved in the killing.

The original story follows below.

SANDY, Utah — One person has died after they were shot during a “domestic situation” in Sandy, according to police.

Just before 9:45 p.m. Friday, officials with the Sandy City Police Department said investigators were on scene of the homicide, which occurred on Montana Drive.

Police told KSL-TV that a husband shot and killed his wife, then reported it to the authorities.

He was then taken into custody.

Police also confirmed to KSL that the weapon involved was a shot gun.

Additional details, including the identities of the victim and suspect, were not immediately available.

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UPDATE: Utah man tells police he killed wife ‘in a fit of rage’