SALT LAKE CITY – Police have found a suspect in the death of a man whose body was found in Salt Lake City on Saturday morning.
Salt Lake City police tweeted Saturday night that the suspect, 42-year-old Nathaniel Joseph Kenyon, “should be considered armed and dangerous, not approaching.” Kenyon was described as a white man with 10 feet and 10, with brown hair and brown eyes, who weighed 185 kilograms.
Police were notified of the suspect’s whereabouts at 2:07 p.m., according to Steve Woodridge of Salt Lake City Police. Police did not reveal the identity of the man who was found dead.
Officials thanked the public for their help in a tweet on Sunday as they announced Kenyon was in custody.
** Update. The suspect is in police custody. Thank you for your help!**
̵1; SLC Police Department (@slcpd) May 2, 2021
A passerby spotted the body of the deceased man near 338 WW Hansen Avenue around 7:45 a.m. Saturday morning and called police, Salt Lake Police Bill Manzanares said. The man apparently died from a gunshot wound, but investigators found no shell casings at the scene.
Police have not received any reports of shootings in the area, he added.
Anyone with information about Kenyon or the man’s death is asked to call 801-799-3000 and call 21-72891.
Contribution: John Wilson, KSL; Roy Burton, KSL.com