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UPDATE: Police release photo of car, seek info on man found dead on Bangerter

Mar 4, 2022, 11:09 AM

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WEST JORDAN, Utah – The West Jordan Police Department is releasing a new surveillance photo after a man, Cesar Martinez, was found dead near 8000 South, Bangerter Highway on Feb. 26. 

The surveillance shows Martinez’s car, which is still missing. It’s a blue 2008 Dodge Dakota 4-door truck with Utah plate E36 6SM. The truck has a gray camper shell with a broken window covered with a plastic bag, on the passenger side.

Martinez, 37, was found stabbed multiple times and dumped on the highway. The department is asking for the public’s help in getting information about the events leading up to Martinez’s death.

Police asked that anyone who was in the area of West Valley and Magna City between Friday Feb. 25 at 10:30 PM and 02:30 AM on Saturday Feb. 26, who may have seen Martinez or his vehicle to contact them at 801-840-4000 and reference case WJ22-9583.

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UPDATE: Police release photo of car, seek info on man found dead on Bangerter