Victims in South Ogden home invasion double-murder identified, third victim in ICU

Police have identified the victims of a double homicide Friday night in South Ogden, in which a third person was also shot and remains in ICU. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Nancy Van Valkenburg

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah, Dec. 11, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — Police have identified the victims of a double homicide Friday night in South Ogden.

Cyle Vankomen, 24, was a resident of the home in the area of 3600 Ogden Ave., where the shooting occurred, according to a news release from South Ogden Police.

Kevin Nelson, 61, was a resident of a home nearby.

According to the news release, officers were dispatched at 7:58 p.m. to the 3600 block of Ogden Ave. on a report of a gunshot victim.

When officers arrived, they found two males who had been shot to death and a third male who was seriously wounded.

Police said the wounded man, who is Hispanic and age 20, was also a resident of the home where the shooting occurred.  His name is being withheld for “investigative reasons,” police said.

The apparent motive for the crime appears to be a home invasion robbery.

Police say they currently have no information regarding a suspect.

Crime scene technicians are processing the scene with assistance from the Homicide Task Force of the Weber County Attorney’s Office.

Gephardt Daily will update this developing story as more information becomes available.



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