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SALT LAKE CITY — Police arrested two men in connection with a fatal shooting in Salt Lake City on Friday.

Salt Lake City police said detectives working leads in the case located Austin James Herring, 29, in Bluffdale and found Richard Michael Warner, 31, in West Valley City. Officers arrested both men and booked them into jail for investigation of criminal homicide. more here  credit ksl

PLEASANT GROVE — A pizza restaurant manager was arrested and booked into the Utah County Jail Friday for investigation of sexually abusing a female teen employee.

Gabriel Alejandro Ruz, 43, of Midvale, was arrested for investigation of two counts of aggravated sex abuse of a child, and sexual battery. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold was also placed on him, according to jail records.

The investigation began when a 17-year-old girl contacted a resource officer at Pleasant Grove High School to report a sexual assault, according to a jail probable cause report.

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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A mental competency hearing has been set next month for a teenager from a small southern Utah city accused of killing his neighbor.

The Spectrum of St. George reports ( ) that Utah state Judge John Walton said Thursday that a pair of forensic psychiatrists submitted differing opinions about the mental state of 18-year-old Joshua David Canfield. One ruled he was competent to stand trial. The other concluded the opposite.

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