WEST VALLEY CITY — A West Valley City couple found dead in their home by their adult daughter early Sunday morning has been identified as Samir Skender, 51, and Miraheta Skender, 49.
The daughter, who lives with her parents at 3171 S. Ivy Park Drive, was awakened by a loud bang shortly before 5 a.m. and checked on the pair. Both were deceased, according to West Valley Police Lt. Jeff Conger.
Conger said police confirmed the couple had died and obtained a search warrant to obtain more information about their deaths. Later in the day, police said the deaths were being investigated as a murder-suicide
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