Authorities investigate Cedar City homicide

Crime scene tape surrounding a blue Toyota at KB Express, 734 S. Main Street, part of an investigation following an apparent homicide in at KB Express. 734 S. Main Street in Cedar City, relating to a homicide investigation, Cedar City, Utah, Oct. 21, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

CEDAR CITY – The Cedar City Police Department is holding two people of interest for questioning in an alleged homicide.

A member of the Cedar City Crime Scene Unit takes pictures of the blue Mazda involved with the _____  in Cedar City on Oct. 21, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News
A member of the Cedar City Crime Scene Unit takes pictures of a blue Toyota, in connection with a homicide investigation in Cedar City, Utah, Oct. 21, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

According to a press release from the Cedar City police Department, officers responded to a home located at 100 E block of 525 N. in Cedar City at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday where they found a deceased adult male with an apparent gunshot wound.

Police detained two persons of interest and are currently interviewing them regarding the incident, the release said. More information about the victim’s identity will be provided to the public after authorities notify the victim’s next of kin.

Sgt. Jimmy Roden, of the Cedar City Police Department, said the KB Express gas station located at 734 S. Main Street in Cedar City is included in the investigation in relation to the homicide.

The Cedar City Crime Unit responding to 734 S. Main Street in Cedar City following an apparent homicide in Cedar City on Oct. 21, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News
The Cedar City Crime Unit responded to KB Express, 734 S. Main Street in Cedar City, in connection with a homicide investigation. Cedar City, Utah, Oct. 21, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

The Cedar City Police Department and the Iron Metro SWAT Team responded to the KB Express and it is has not yet been released if persons were taken into custody from that location.

The Cedar City Crime Scene Unit is also investigating a blue Toyota located at the KB Express as part of its ongoing investigation.

Cedar City Police are continuing to process the crime scene and interview witnesses, Roden said. More information will be reported as the investigation continues.

This is a developing story.

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Ed. Note: The car under investigation with the homicide is a blue Toyota instead of a Mazda.

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5 Comments

  • Wicked October 22, 2014 at 7:51 am

    Name: ANGELO SETH CARRASCO
    Date/Time: 10/22/2014 06:49:15
    Type: Probable Cause Arrest
    Arrest By: M. Bleak , CCPD
    Count Class Statute Description Bond
    1 1F 76-5-202 Murder $
    1 1F 76-5-103 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT $
    1 1F 76-6-203 Aggravated Burglary $

  • mth October 22, 2014 at 8:16 am

    Great story. Noticed that the car is a Toyota Camry, not a Mazda.

    • Joyce Kuzmanic Joyce Kuzmanic October 22, 2014 at 10:16 am

      Yes, we determined that later, mth – thank you so much. We have made and noted that correction.
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  • Koolaid October 22, 2014 at 8:20 am

    Just another day in that Mayberry town of Cedar.

    • Zonkerb November 21, 2014 at 12:42 pm

      Hey Andy. Hey Goober hello Barney

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