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 could 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 lifeless early Saturday within the southbound lanes of Bangerter Freeway close to 7800 South.

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

The person has been recognized, however his title 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 could have seen something unusual or have been touring on Bangerter Freeway close to that point to succeed in out to police. Officers have been referred to as in regards to the man’s physique at 2:37 a.m.

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

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