Update: Police identify suspect in Taylorsville homicide, considered armed and dangerous

Manuel Omar Birciaga-Perea. Photo: Taylorsville Police Department

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah, Oct. 17, 2021, (Gephardt Daily) — Police in Taylorsville have released the name and photo of a suspect wanted in an early morning homicide.

Investigators say Manuel Omar Birciaga-Perea, 34, shot and killed his girlfriend early Sunday at a residence near 2300 W. 5200 South about 1:35 a.m., before fleeing, possibly to another state.

Police believe Birciaga-Perea is driving a gray 2000 Chevy full-sized extended cab pickup truck with Utah license plate number U405MN.

Birciaga-Perea was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, blue jeans and brown shoes with white soles, police say.

According to Taylorsville PD, officers were called to the scene of the reported shooting and “found an adult female with multiple gunshot wounds. The female was pronounced dead at the scene by the Unified Fire Department.”

Police believe Birciaga-Perea is driving a gray 2000 Chevy, full-sized extended cab pickup truck with Utah license plate number U405MN. Photo: Taylorsville Police Department

Police say Birciaga-Perea should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Taylorsville Police Department at 801-840-4000.

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