POLICE

Missing Price man is found deceased

Oct 17, 2021, 8:54 PM
Guadalupe "Lupe" Molinar, a missing man from Price, had not been seen by friends or family since Oct. 8. He was found deceased on Sunday evening, Oct. 17, 2021. Photo credit: Price City Police

PRICE, Utah — The search for a missing Price man ended Sunday evening as authorities discovered his body.

Guadalupe “Lupe” Molinar had not been seen by friends or family since Oct. 8.

In a Facebook posting Sunday evening, the Price Police Department made the following statement:

“We are sad to share that Lupe was located tonight, deceased, and in the rural area southeast from his residence,” the statement read. “The area Lupe was located is in Carbon County and his death is being investigated by the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office. Due to the active investigation that is being conducted by another agency, we will not be releasing any further information.”

Authorities issued an Silver Alert for Molinar on Oct. 12.

The Carbon Search and Rescue team had conducted searches in the area of Molinar’s residence, but were never able to locate him.

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