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Four more arrests made in death of Lindon teenager

Aug 4, 2022, 2:36 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:28 am
Lindon police officer in uniform. They are investigation the death of a Lindon 16-year-old...
A Lindon police officer is pictured on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. (Laura Seitz/Deseret News)
(Laura Seitz/Deseret News)

LINDON, Utah — Lindon Police announced four additional arrests in the death of a 16-year-old. The arrests come two days after the first arrest, and four days after the victim’s death

In a statement, Lindon Police Chief Mike Brower said all of the people arrested are between the ages of 16 and 17 years old. The first arrest was of a 16-year-old male.

Brower said all five “were involved in the circumstances surrounding the death of the victim.”

Police will not release the identities or the specific charges of those arrested due to their ages.

The investigation remains active, but Lindon Police said those directly involved with the case has been arrested.

Police believe the 16-year-old’s death occurred during an altercation near the area of Lindon View Park/Murdock Trailhead.

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