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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors say cases may be thrown out in light of concerns about former Utah state trooper Neil Green's credibility. Salt lake County DA says he would suspend all cases relying solely on information from Green, adding they would likely be thrown out based on what his office has learned. Gill says 20 to 40 cases could be affected.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say the person found dead inside a vehicle submerged in the Jordan River is a 27-year-old woman from Clearfield. The Deseret News reports that Salt Lake City police say the woman has been identified as Vanessa Becenti. Investigators are still working to determine how her car ended up in the river.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say they have arrested a Salt Lake City day care worker accused of sexually abusing at least three children he was babysitting at the time. Mark Nigh faces felony charges of sodomy and sexual abuse. The 57-year-old works at his wife's in-home day care business.

DUCHESNE, Utah (AP) — A former Tabiona town councilman is going to jail for sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl. The Deseret News reports that a judge ordered Jason Hoyt to serve 30 days in a Duchesne County Jail and two years on probation. The married father of three must also pay a $500 fine, complete counseling and pay for any counseling the victim needs.

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