PUBLIC RELATIONS UNIT
May 13, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact Information: PolicePRUnit@slcgov.com
SLCPD Conducting Death Investigation
SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating the death of two people.
This investigation started at 11:14 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2023, when a community member called SLC911 and reported finding a body inside an office complex, located near 3000 South Highland Drive.
Salt Lake City Fire and Gold Cross arrived on scene and found two people dead.
Salt Lake City police officers arrived on scene, secured the building, and checked for any additional victims.
As part of this investigation, officers conducted a welfare check at a residence near Sunnyside Park.
The name, age, or sex of the two people found will not be released until next-of-kin notifications are made and until additional information about the case is developed.
At this point, there is no threat to our community.
The cause and manner of death will be determined by the medical examiner’s office.
A SLCPD PIO will be on scene for interviews until 4 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2023.
Members of the Salt Lake City Police Department’s Homicide Squad and personnel from the department’s Crime Lab responded to conduct interviews, process the scene and document, and collect evidence.
Photos from the scene are being released. Media may use these photos with credit to the Salt Lake City Police Department.
1 – A Salt Lake City Police officer works on his computer typing a report (SLCPD photo, May 13, 2023).
2 – Members of the Salt Lake City Police Department’s Crime Lab speaking with each other about processing a scene ((SLCPD photo, May 13, 2023).
3 – Officers and a crime lab technician (middle) collect information about a death investigation (SLCPD photo, May 13, 2023).
4 – A Salt Lake City Police Department patrol car parked on the street (SLCPD photo, May 13, 2023).