Death of 15-year-old in Taylorsville ruled homicide

Taylorsville Homicide
Posted at 5:51 PM, May 27, 2021

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Police say the death of a 15-year-old* boy found in a trailer outside a Taylorsville home Wednesday has been ruled a homicide.

The unidentified teenage victim did not live at the home, but Unified Police Department officials say he lived nearby.

A 17-year-old male that was listed as a person of interest in the boy's death was taken into custody Wednesday night after police asked for the public's help in locating him. Officials did not say whether there was a relationship between the two teens.

*The victim was initially reported to be 16 years old. Police later issued a correction that he was 15.