Missing Dammeron Valley man found deceased

Relatives say Tanner Marvel was last seen driving into St. George about 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23. Photo: Marvel Family/Facebook

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah, April 27, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — A Dammeron Valley man who had been missing since Friday has been found deceased.

Washington County Sheriff’s deputies found the body of 28-year-old Tanner Marvel on Tuesday.

Sgt. Joel Hafoka, WCSO, confirmed that Marvel’s white pickup was found a few miles off Old Dixie Highway, and his body was found nearby. Sheriff’s officials believe Marvel died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to reports, Marvel had been struggling with depression.

People having suicidal thoughts can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. The line is available 24 hours a day, and accommodates English or Spanish speakers.


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