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Tooele Co. Sheriff's Office identifies man found shot to death near wildfire in Soldier Canyon

Posted at 11:07 AM, Oct 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-30 13:08:00-04

TOOELE, Utah — The Tooele County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of a man who was found dead on the same day a wildfire started in Soldier Canyon.

Vincent Howard Beazel, 60, of Stansbury Park, died as a result of a gunshot wound.

Beazel's body was discovered on October 24 as firefighters worked to extinguish the nearby Soldier Canyon Fire.

Anyone with information regarding Beazel's death is urged to call Det. Light at 435-277-4212 or Lt. Aranda at 435-277-4254.