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Police identify man found shot to death in Tremonton, suspect in custody

Posted at 12:45 PM, Apr 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-16 19:08:33-04

TREMONTON, Utah — A man was found shot to death in Tremonton early Monday morning.

According to Tremonton Police, officers responded to 3625 W. 1000 N. around 3:45 a.m. after Box Elder Communications Center received a call from the suspect, 33-year-old Brandon K. Thompson.

An investigation revealed Thompson and 33-year-old Michael K. Hogenson had been involved in an argument that ended with gunfire, a news release from Tremonton Police said.

Hogenson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Thompson has been booked into the Box Elder County Jail on felony charges of aggravated homicide, obstruction of justice and possession of a firearm by a restricted person.

Officials with the Tremonton Police Department, Box Elder County Sheriff's Office, Utah State Bureau of Investigations, Utah Highway Patrol and Garland Police Department are investigating the incident.

Tremonton Leader reports this was the first murder in Tremonton in nearly 53 years.