Man found dead on highway likely stabbed, thrown from car, police say

West Jordan police responded Saturday morning to a report of a physique on Bangerter Freeway. It seems the person might have been stabbed and thrown from a automobile, police stated. (Steve Griffin, Deseret Information)

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SALT LAKE CITY — A person in his 30s was discovered useless early Saturday within the southbound lanes of Bangerter Freeway close to 7800 South.

It seems the person had been stabbed and thrown from a shifting automobile, stated West Jordan Deputy Police Chief Richard Bell.

The person has been recognized, however his identify has not but launched pending notification of his household.

Bell stated the police division is processing proof and hoping for leads, however are asking anybody who might have seen something unusual or had been touring on Bangerter Freeway close to that point to achieve out to police. Officers had been referred to as in regards to the man’s physique at 2:37 a.m.

Lanes on Bangerter Freeway had been anticipated to be closed till about 10 a.m. whereas police proceed to analyze the scene.

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