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SLCPD Seeks Homicide Witness

Witness: Jorge Alfredo Tapia, 21

November 1, 2012 — The Salt Lake City Police Department seeks the public’s help in finding Jorge Alfredo Tapia, a key witness in the murder investigation of Valentin Sigala Jr., 20.

On October 28, 2012, at approximately 4:55 a.m., Dispatch received a call of shots fired at 1092 Glendale Drive. Police were later called to a local hospital on reports of a deceased gunshot victim who was identified as Valentin Sigala Jr.

Investigators seek to speak with Jorge Alfredo Tapia about the shooting. Tapia is described as:

  • male Hispanic adult,
  • 21 years old,
  • 5 feet 6 inches tall,
  • 140 pounds,
  • brown eyes,
  • black short hair

If you know the whereabouts of the witness, please call (801) 799-3000. Anonymous tips may be sent by texting TIPSLCPD plus information to CRIMES (274637). Reference: case #12-188041.

Contact: Reporters seeking comment should contact the Public Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).

 

 

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