CRIME

One person, one dog dead in Murray storage unit fire

Feb 18, 2023, 5:52 PM | Updated: Feb 19, 2023, 9:57 pm

The scene of the storage unit fire in Murray at 4608 S. 900  E. (Murray Fire PIO)...

The scene of the storage unit fire in Murray at 4608 S. 900 E. (Murray Fire PIO)

(Murray Fire PIO)

UPDATE: Alexander Wardell, 30, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on suspicion of kidnapping and negligent homicide with this incident.

According to court documents, Wardell is suspected of locking the woman and the dog in the storage unit and leaving on foot.

Man accused of negligent homicide, kidnapping after girlfriend dies in storage unit fire


MURRAY, Utah — One person and one dog were killed in a storage unit fire, according to Murray Fire officials.

On Saturday afternoon, Murray Fire was called to a storage unit on fire at 4608 S. 900 E. when they found a female and a dog dead inside the unit while fighting the fore.

Murray Police and Fire will be investigating the cause of the fire.

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One person, one dog dead in Murray storage unit fire