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2 arrested in deadly West Valley stabbing

Police took two people into custody Feb. 26, 2020, after an overnight stabbing in West Valley City. (KSLTV)

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Two people are in custody after a deadly overnight stabbing in West Valley City police say.

West Valley Police say around 9 pm last night 26-year-old Troy Carter and others gave a ride to the two adult male suspects when an argument broke out near Peachwood Park on 3965 South 3515 West.  The two suspects refused to get out of the car as requested and it was then police say the victim stabbing occurred.

Police say Carter died at the hospital at 1:30 this morning.

Witnesses were able to help identify the suspects, and authorities found them at a home in Kearns near 5400 South and 5600 West where they were arrested without incident.

“We feel like we have everyone involved in custody,” Deputy Chief Kent Stokes says.