84-year-old man found dead at West Valley City golf course

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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Jan. 28, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — An 84-year-old man was found dead at a West Valley City golf course Wednesday.

West Valley City police officials said Richard Porath took his dogs for a walk Wednesday afternoon.

A person called dispatch to report that the dogs were found unattended at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Porath’s body was found in a lake at the golf course in the area of Lake Park Boulevard.

Officials said the death appears to have been a tragic accident and foul play is not suspected.


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