SALT LAKE CITY

UPDATED: West Jordan stabbing leaves one in critical condition

May 14, 2022, 1:02 PM | Updated: May 15, 2022, 4:49 pm

One dead after West Jordan Police got a call of suspicious behavior....

A West Jordan police vehicle is pictured in West Jordan on Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Photo Credit: Steve Griffin, Deseret News)

(Photo Credit: Steve Griffin, Deseret News)

WEST JORDAN, Utah – UPDATE: A suspect was arrested following the stabbing of a man in his car. The suspect has been identified as 41-year old Jose Moya of West Jordan. Moya returned to his home after the attack when family members called police concerned as the suspect was suffering from a mental health emergency. Moya was booked into Salt Lake County Jail on charges of aggravated assault, possession of a dangerous weapon by restricted person, and obstruction of justice. 

ORIGINAL COVERAGE: West Jordan police responded to reports of a stabbing in the 6700 South block of Blue Flower Court at 8:45 a.m. 

Police are unsure at this time whether the suspect and victim knew each other. The motive behind the attack is also unknown.

The victim, an adult male, was transported to a local hospital in a private vehicle and is currently undergoing surgery.

Officers tracked the suspect to his home a few blocks away from the scene and took him into custody. The suspect is a 41-year-old male. His identity has not been released at this time.

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UPDATED: West Jordan stabbing leaves one in critical condition