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Body of middle-aged male found in Spanish Fork behind Costco

Aug 4, 2021, 8:19 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 12:09 pm

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SPANISH FORK, Utah — Investigators are arriving to the scene where a body has been found behind Costco in Spanish Fork. Lt. Brandon Anderson confirmed the body of a middle-aged male was found in a canal near a well-traveled trail. 

The trail runs parallel along I-15 near the Spanish Fork Costco and Deseret Meat Packing plant.

“Somebody on the trail noticed a body on the side of this canal in the water and they called it in,” Anderson said. 

Anderson reported the cause of death is still under investigation and there is nothing that stands out at this time. “It [the body] doesn’t appear to have been there a long time because the body is still in decent shape,” Anderson explained.

There are no further details about this case. 

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