8 family members, including five children, found dead in rural Utah home

one year ago

Enoch City news, Utah news.

Police in Enoch City, Utah said that eight family members including five children were found dead from gunshot wounds inside a home Wednesday.

The bodies were discovered in the rural Utah home when officers were conducting a welfare check on the family.

“At this time, we do not believe there is a threat to the public or that there are any suspects at large,” police said.

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  • The manager of the agricultural city Rob Dotson said that the tragedy shocked the community adding that the victims were “well known” to the other residents of the southern town.

    “Many of us have served with them in church, in the community, and gone to school with these individuals,” he said.

    “This community at this time is hurting. They're feeling loss, they're feeling pain and they have a lot of questions.”