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Man Charged in Beating Death

Man Charged in Beating Death

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the apparent beating death of another man last weekend.

Twenty-one-year-old Ryan Lawrence Evans was charged this week in the death of Jared Alcorn on April 30th in a West Valley trailer home.

Witnesses told police that Evans hit Alcorn several times and knocked him unconscious. Police have said the fight started with an argument. The exact cause of Alcorn's death has not yet been determined.

Evans is also charged with one count of obstructing justice.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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