PUBLIC RELATIONS UNIT
January 21, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact Information: PolicePRUnit@slcgov.com
SALT LAKE CITY — Today, the Salt Lake City Police Department learned the suspect in the January 13, 2023, officer-involved-critical-incident died.
The Utah Office of the Medical Examiner (OME) will conduct an autopsy to determine the official cause of death.
The name and age of the suspect is not being released at this time, pending next-of-kin notifications.
Upon next-of-kin notifications, the OICI Protocol Team investigating this incident may choose to release the person’s name.
The four officers previously placed on standard paid administrative leave remain on leave pending the investigation.
Because of the ongoing investigations, no further information on this case is being released. Neither the PIO nor the On-Duty Watch Commander are available for interviews.