SOUTH SALT LAKE — A woman was found dead in a vehicle on I-80 in South Salt Lake early Saturday morning. The incident caused the interstate to be shut down for hours as police investigated the circumstances.
South Salt Lake Police report the woman was found in the vehicle with a gunshot wound after initial reports of a crash.
No suspect(s) have been taken into custody and the exact cause of death is unknown, but officers have deemed the death suspicious. They have also ruled out suicide.
The Westbound side of the interstate was closed between 700 E. and State Street from 4-11 a.m.
Utah Highway Patrol and South Salt Lake Police Department are leading a joint investigation of the incident. The departments are interviewing witnesses and trying to determine a scene.
This is a developing story. Updates will be posted here as they are made available.