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One in custody after woman found dead in St. George

Apr 13, 2022, 11:28 AM | Updated: Jun 29, 2022, 1:32 pm
FILE (St. George Police Department Facebook)...
FILE (St. George Police Department Facebook)
(St. George Police Department Facebook)

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Officials with the St. George Police Department say a man is in custody after a woman was found dead at a St. George residence.

Officers say a man came to the police department and reported a possibly deceased woman around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police responded to the residence and found the woman deceased, and the man was taken into custody.

Police did not release the victim’s nor the suspect’s identity.

A portion of the department’s parking lot is closed while investigators process a vehicle associated with the incident, but officers said their lobby is open.

Further information will be released at a later time, and police said there is no threat to the public. According to an SGPD release, the incident is now being investigated as a suspicious death after they originally said it was being treated as a homicide.

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