TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — The Unified Police Department has released the name of the 15-year-old boy who was found killed in Taylorsville Wednesday.
Police said the body discovered in a cargo trailer Wednesday afternoon was that of Ivan Nickolas "Nick" Vetecnik.
The cargo trailer was parked in the backyard of a home. Vetecnik did not live at the home, but he did live nearby, police told FOX 13.
Police took a 17-year-old person of interest into custody on Wednesday night. Officials did not say whether there was a relationship between the two teens.
The cause of Vetecnik's death was not released, but police said the death is being investigated as a homicide.
A GoFundMe campaign to cover Vetecnik's funeral expenses has been established here.