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Father and son found dead inside West Jordan home

Oct 4, 2022, 12:15 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:24 am

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

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WEST JORDAN, Utah — Police have released more information after two bodies were found inside a West Jordan home on Monday.

While conducting a welfare check at the home in the 4700 West block of Colander Drive, police said they found two men inside. Both of the men were dead.

Neighbors had called police to request the welfare check, saying they hadn’t seen the residents “in several days.”

When officers arrived, they said they found two men inside the home with fatal gunshot wounds. A press release from West Jordan Police said both had gunshot wounds, and that both were residents of the home.

The men were father and son, ages 73 and 44 according to police. Their names have not yet been released.

West Jordan police said there is no danger to the public, and that they are not seeking any suspects.

This story will be updated. 

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Father and son found dead inside West Jordan home