The victim was found in an irrigation canal by a passerby. The victim was face down in approximately 18 inches of water. The victim was identified by fingerprints.The Medical Examiner Officer ruled the manner of death as homicide.
The immediate cause of death is known but being withheld for investigative reasons. This is an open case and the Salt Lake City Police Department is seeking information.
Contact the Salt Lake City Police (801) 799-3000