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Police identify Tooele County teen killed in stabbing, 2 in custody

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Posted at 10:20 AM, Apr 26, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-26 21:29:28-04

TOOELE COUNTY -- A Tooele County teenager was stabbed to death in Stansbury Park early Saturday morning, according to press release from Tooele County Emergency Services.

Officials later identified the victim as 17-year-old Jesse Horowitz. The press release stated the teen's legal last name is Gentry but that he goes by Horowitz. The teen is from Stansbury Park and was a senior at Stansbury High School.

At approximately 12:11 a.m. Tooele County Sheriff's deputies, Utah Highway Patrol troopers and Tooele City Police responded to reports of a victim who had been stabbed during a violent altercation at Stansbury Elementary School, in Stansbury Park.

Upon arrival, deputies found several juveniles and young adults on the scene and a teenage victim who had been fatally stabbed, officials said.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. The second press release stated:"He [Jesse Horowitz] was well known throughout the Stansbury Park community and will be deeply missed by all who knew him."

At 5:30 a.m. Tooele County law enforcement officials served a search warrant on an address in Stansbury Park where two suspects were taken into custody.

Larry Beach, 20, of San Antonio, Texas, and Roy Coffey, 19, of Stansbury Park, were booked into the Tooele County Detention Center.

Beach was booked on charges of homicide.

Coffey was booked on accessory to homicide and obstruction of justice.

The case is currently under investigation. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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