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Moab police seek person of interest after man found shot to death in trailer park

Posted at 9:01 PM, Oct 28, 2018

MOAB, Utah – Police in Moab are seeking a person of interest after a man was found shot to death in a trailer park Sunday morning.

According to a press release from the Moab City Police Department, officials responded to a trailer court Sunday at approximately 250 Walnut Lane “after receiving a call of a fight in progress.”

When officers arrived on the scene, they were taken to a trailer where a man was found dead, the release said. The man appeared to have been shot to death.

The deceased was later identified by police as 30-year-old Edgar Luna Najera.

Police said multiple individuals were identified as being present during the death, but the department “is especially interested in contacting a male Hispanic, approximately 30 years of age who may use the name Martin Armenta Verduzco Lopez, or the street moniker ‘Omar.'”

Police said that information has been received suggesting that Lopez may have left the Moab area, traveling toward Grand Junction, Colorado.

If you have any information on the homicide was asked to contact the Moab Police Department at 435-259-8938.