Body found in SLC canal
Jul 7, 2023, 3:28 PM | Updated: Jul 8, 2023, 2:03 pm
SALT LAKE CITY — A body was found and is being recovered from a canal in Salt Lake City.
According to Salt Lake City Police Department, the call came in at 1:28 p.m. saying Salt Lake County utility workers found the body while they worked along a canal near 2650 W. 300 S.
According to a police news release, the Salt Lake City Fire Department’s Swift Water Rescue Team responded and recovered the body.
Members of the SLCPD Homicide Squad and Crime Lab Unit responded to process the scene and collect evidence.
“SLCPD homicide detectives will respond to death investigations to determine if criminal liability exists for the death and to preserve any potential evidence,” the release stated.
The release said there are no indicators of foul play.
We are working with @slcfire to recover a body out of the canal near 2650 W. 300 S.
Our detectives will work w/ the medical examiner’s office to identify the person & determine cause of death.
— Salt Lake City Police (@slcpd) July 7, 2023
The Medical Examiner’s office and homicide detectives will work to identify the person and determine a cause of death.