- Aug 29, 2022
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LAYTON, Utah (ABC4) — The Layton man accused of killing his wife and her parents before calling 911 and posting on Facebook reportedly told authorities he had been “thinking of doing this a few days ago,” according to the probable cause affidavit.Here is what police say happened on the day a Utah man allegedly killed his wife and her parents before calling 911 to report the crime.www.abc4.com
Jeremy Lake Bailey, 34, was arrested after allegedly shooting three family members and three of their four dogs in their home near 1800 E Gentile St. on Friday, May 19.
Authorities said around 9:45 a.m. Bailey called dispatch to report “there will be a murder-suicide” and provided his address. He allegedly told police multiple times on the phone the victims were already dead reportedly saying he had killed them around 20 minutes prior.
Police said Bailey called dispatch again when police arrived to tell authorities he was leaving the house to be taken into custody. He then reportedly complied with all police commands and was arrested without incident.
Officers entered the home and found three deceased victims. They have been identified as:
- Anastasia Stevens, 36, Bailey’s wife
- Becky Stevens, 61, step-mother of Anastasia Stevens
- Donald Stevens, 73, father of Anastasia Stevens