1 woman dead, 1 child injured after domestic violence homicide in Midvale


1 woman dead, 1 child injured after domestic violence homicide in Midvale

MIDVALE, Utah — The Unified Police Department reported one 41-year-old mother is dead and two children were involved in a domestic violence homicide in Midvale on Wednesday evening.

The incident happened in the area of Monroe St. and Settlement Circle.

Just after 6 p.m, police received a call of a potential assault in progress.

Police said two children were inside their home and escaped to a neighbor’s house when they reported their dad was attacking their mom.

When officers arrived at the scene, officers learned the two adults were still inside the home.

The mother was pronounced dead at the scene and the father was transported to the hospital in police custody with serious self-inflicted injuries, according to The Unified Police Department.

The 7-year-old girl was also transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Her brother, an 11-year-old boy, was uninjured.

This is a developing story. Expect further updates as more information becomes available.




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