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SLCPD Investigating Deadly Stabbing at Palmer Court Apartments

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating a deadly stabbing.

This investigation started at 3:43 p.m. on Thursday February 2, 2023, when SLC911 received information about a stabbing at Palmer Court, located at 999 South Main Street.

Officers arrived on scene and found a man in critical condition. Officers performed medical aid and requested further assistance from the Salt Lake City Fire Department and Gold Cross Ambulance.

The victim died on scene.

Based on available information, the suspect ran from the scene.

Officers have searched the immediate and surrounding area looking for the suspect but have not found the suspect. Efforts to identify and locate the suspect continue.

Officers have secured the scene to allow the SLCPD’s Homicide Squad and Crime Lab to process the scene and collect evidence.

Detectives are working to determine the circumstances leading up to the stabbing. At this point, there is no information to indicate the stabbing was a random incident.

The Salt Lake City Police Department is asking that anyone with information on this case call 801-799-3000 and reference case number 23–23556.

The name and age of the victim is not being released pending next-of-kin notifications.

At this time, there is no available suspect description.

This is the second homicide in Salt Lake City for 2023.

Several photos from the scene are being released. Media may use these photos with permission.

A SLCPD PIO is on scene for interviews. The PIO will be available until 6 p.m. on Thursday February 2, 2023.