CRIME

UPDATED: Suspect arrested in Salt Lake City fatal stabbing

May 15, 2022, 9:23 AM | Updated: 4:50 pm
Image of a police cruiser in front of an Arby's, where a stabbing occured...
Photo from the crime scene where the victim was left in critical condition (Photo courtesy of SLCPD)
(Photo courtesy of SLCPD)

SALT LAKE CITY – UPDATE: Detectives assigned to SLCPD’s Homicide Squad received suspect information and located his residence in Salt Lake City. The suspect, 36-year-old Kevin Neal, was arrested and transported to Salt Lake County Metro Jail. He was booked on charges of Murder and Obstruction of Justice. The victim was identified as 34-year-old Trevor Bellaccomo.

Neal attacked Bellaccomo shortly after Bellaccomo arrived at an entertainment venue. After being stabbed multiple times, Bellaccomo walked to 1650 South State Street before collapsing and losing consciousness.

ORIGINAL COVERAGE: Police received reports of a stabbing victim at 1650 South State Street at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. Upon arrival, officers located a man in critical condition. 

Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital where he died despite immediate life-saving efforts performed on scene and at the hospital.

No arrests have been made and there is no suspect information at this time. The events leading up to the fatal stabbing are still under investigation.

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