SLCPD Investigates Suspicious Death
July 17, 2014
Watch Log: Friday, July 18, 2014
July 21, 2014

Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014 – 6 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 

SALT LAKE CITY— The Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service each day. Not all calls result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of events that stand out to them in a given 24-hour period. Call times listed are approximate and typically reflect the first call received by SLC911 (Dispatch) for a given case. Items contained herein are based on information available at the time of its release and should not be interpreted as an admission or finding of guilt. Arrest information may differ from formal charges filed by the prosecuting agency. To see a list of completed calls for service in the last 48 hours, please visit 

9:00 a.m.
154 W. 600 S.

Detectives are investigating the death of a 34-year-old woman whose body was found in a local hotel Thursday morning. After responding to a call from hotel management, officers arrived at 154 W. 600 S. at approximately 9:12 a.m. to secure the scene. Shortly thereafter Homicide detectives responded to investigate and have classified the death as a homicide. While the woman’s identity has been established, detectives have yet to notify next of kin. The State Medical Examiner assumed custody of the body and is expected to perform an autopsy Friday morning. 

9:50 p.m.
DUI/RR tracks
200 S. Montgomery

Officers responded on a report of a DUI driver who had gotten his vehicle stuck, high-centered, in the middle of the train tracks. Union Pacific was alerted to the obstruction and possible damage to the tracks. While being tended to by medics, the male suspect kicked a firefighter and then struggled with officers. Bryen Pace (8/25/63) was booked for assault on an emergency responder, resisting, and DUI. 

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