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Update: Negotiation in Woods Cross has ended, police say

Jul 22, 2022, 12:32 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:29 am
Woods Cross police SWAT...
FILE: Woods Cross police in Woods Cross on Thursday Oct 8, 2020. Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Update July 22, 2022 1:27 p.m.

Police say the negotiation ended when the suspect took his own life.

The suspect was a male in his 50’s. He was on trial for aggravated abuse of a child.

Police were attempting to collect additional evidence before the negotiation began.

Original coverage:

WOODS CROSS, Utah — Police have been negotiating with a man being investigated for child sex abuse. They say he has barricaded himself inside a Woods Cross home located at 1250 W. 1200 S..

The negotiation began Friday and has carried on for a few hours. South Davis County SWAT is on the scene working to go in and detain the suspect.

This story is developing and will be updated.

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Update: Negotiation in Woods Cross has ended, police say