News / Utah / 

Cedar City man charged with murder in wife's death

Cedar City man charged with murder in wife's death



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) -- The husband of a woman who was found shot to death at a Cedar City apartment has been charged with first-degree murder.

Court documents say autopsy results found that 19-year-old Misty Lamoreaux died from multiple gunshots to the head.

Cedar City police found the woman dead Sunday morning after officers responded to a report of shots being fired.

The woman's husband, 24-year-old Tristan Lamoreaux, was arrested near the scene. He was charged on Tuesday.

Lamoreaux also is charged with third-degree felony possession of a firearm by a restricted person and class A misdemeanor failure to stop at the command of a law enforcement officer.

There was no attorney listed for him in court records.

------

Information from: The Spectrum

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Related Stories

SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast