CRIME

Man’s body found along I-80; investigation underway

Feb 15, 2023, 4:33 PM | Updated: Feb 17, 2023, 1:20 pm

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UPDATE: Agents with the Utah State Bureau of Investigation are leading the investigation into this man’s death, according to a press release from the Utah Department of Public Safety.

“Initial indications from the investigation show that the cause of death was likely a result of multiple gunshot wounds,” the release stated.

The man’s identity not yet been released.

Our earlier story continues below.


TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A middle-aged man has been found dead along Interstate 80 in Tooele County.

Sgt. Cam Roden with the Utah Highway Patrol said the body was found at mile marker 93, just four miles east of Grantsville.

It was found in the weeds 26 feet off the highway, UHP Lt. Nick Swallow added, after he said a citizen called in saying they had seen something on the side of the road.

Additional details about what may have happened or what condition the body was in were not immediately available.

Roden said they’re processing the scene and opening a death investigation.

The victim’s name has not been released.

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Man’s body found along I-80; investigation underway