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Police look for suspect after woman shot, killed in Taylorsville

Posted at 8:17 AM, Oct 17, 2021

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Police are looking for a male suspect who they say is "armed and dangerous" after finding a woman shot to death early Sunday morning.

The suspect, 34-year-old Manuel Omar Burciaga-Perea, was in a relationship with the victim, identified Monday as 38-year-old Gabriela Sifuentes Castilla.

Police responded to a shooting near 2300 West 5200 South around 1:35 a.m. when they found Castilla with multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Burciaga-Perea was last seen in a 2000 Chevy full-size extended cab (pictured below) with Utah license plate number U40 5MN.


Anyone who has information about the shooting or the suspect's whereabouts should call police dispatch at (801) 840-4000.