Emery County Deputies Find Woman Dead, Man With Gunshot Wound During Welfare Check

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ORANGEVILLE, Utah, July 18, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — Emery County Sheriff’s deputies performing a welfare check on Sunday at an Orangeville home found a woman dead and a man with a gunshot wound.

In a news release on their Facebook page, Emery County Sheriff’s Office officials said they received a request on Sunday for the welfare check.

During the check, deputies found the woman’s body and a man with a gunshot wound to his torso. The man was transported to a hospital for treatment.

The incident is under investigation. A cause of death has not been determined.

An update will be provided as soon as more information is available.


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