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Police investigating body found in Emery County

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Posted at 2:27 PM, Jul 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-18 16:27:15-04

ORANGEVILLE, Utah — The Emery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after finding a deceased female on July 17.

Police said they received a request for a welfare check in Orangeville. During the check they found a male with a gunshot wound to his torso. The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The body of a deceased woman was found at the scene, authorities said. The cause of death is under investigation.

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