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  1. #1
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    Sep 2005

    UT - Tooele Co., Male body wrapped in tarp, Apr'09 - Jose Alvarado-Ortiz

    A man's body was found wrapped in a tarp Monday afternoon just off Interstate 80 near Delle.
    The dead man appears to be in his early 20s and likely died within 24 hours of being found, Scharmann said. He was fully clothed but was wearing no shoes and carrying no identifying documents.

    Authorities are investigating the death as a homicide, Scharmann said.
    More at link: http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_12086801
    Last edited by Cubby; 02-04-2011 at 09:13 AM.

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    Mar 2009
    He was identified quite quickly by fingerprints.


    Body found in Tooele County identified; named not released
    April 7th, 2009 @ 3:55pm
    TOOELE COUNTY -- Investigators in Tooele County have identified both the body found Monday afternoon off of Interstate 80 near Delle and a possible cause of death.

    Though investigators know who the man is, they're not releasing his name yet because they haven't been able to notify his relatives. According to the medical examiner, his cause of death appears to be an overdose.

    The Tooele County Sheriff's Office was able to identify the man through fingerprint records, meaning he did have a criminal history. Deputies believe his body was dumped in the Delle area sometime early Monday morning. Now they are looking for the person or persons who did it.
    The deceased is described as a Hispanic man in his 20s.


    Deseret News (Salt Lake City), Apr 9, 2009
    Police identify body found near I-80

    TOOELE -- Police have identified the body of a man found Monday afternoon on the side of I-80 near Delle in Tooele County.

    The Tooele County Sheriff's Office identified the man Wednesday as Jose G. Alvarado-Ortiz, 28.The sheriff's office said that Alvarado-Ortiz also went by the name of Miguel Angel Perez-Martinez.

    Alvarado-Ortiz was last known to be residing in West Valley City, Tooele County Sheriff's Lt. Travis Scharmann said.

    Scharmann said the investigation is ongoing but added that authorities consider the death to be suspicious.

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