Police: Teen killed by father in murder-suicide in SLC office building
May 15, 2023, 11:44 AM | Updated: Oct 19, 2023, 10:30 am
(Salt Lake City Police Department)
SALT LAKE CITY — Following “an extensive investigation,” Salt Lake City police say a 49-year-old man killed his 16-year-old son in an office building over the weekend before dying by suicide.
Police responded to the office complex near 3000 S. Highland Drive on Saturday after emergency responders received a call from a community member who reported finding a body.
“Salt Lake City Fire and Gold Cross arrived on scene and found two people dead,” police said in a statement, adding they secured the building and checked for additional victims. Officers also conducted a welfare check at the residence of the murder suspect, identified as Parth Gandhi.
Police said they worked with the Salt Lake City School District “to ensure students, staff and members of the school community received resources.”
No further details were released to respect the family and their privacy.