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Scott G Winterton, Deseret News, File

Body discovered in field north of Salt Lake International Airport

By Xoel Cardenas | Posted - Dec. 17, 2016 at 6:54 p.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY — A decomposed body was discovered in a field just north of the airport, police confirmed on Saturday.

A man riding his horse found a body on his property near 3200 West, just north of the Salt Lake International Airport near Rudy Duck Club, Salt Lake City police Lt. Justin Hudson confirmed.

Police said they still don’t know the cause of death nor the identity or gender of the deceased. Officials believe the deceased individual is an adult.

Police said there are no signs of foul play and are waiting for the medical examiner to get further details.

Anyone with information about the person’s identity can is being asked to call Salt Lake City police at 801-799-3000.

Xoel Cardenas


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