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Woman found dead in South Salt Lake parking lot died of blunt force trauma, police say

Investigators gather evidence at the scene of what they say is an apparent homicide in South Salt Lake on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Someone called South Salt Lake police about 7:30 a.m. Monday to report the deceased woman in a rear parking lot at 2550 S. 300 West, the police department said in a Facebook post.
Investigators gather evidence at the scene of what they say is an apparent homicide in South Salt Lake on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

SOUTH SALT LAKE — Police have released the name of a woman whose body was found in a parking lot Monday in South Salt Lake.

Kaitlyn Barron, 23, died due to blunt force trauma, South Salt Lake police announced in a Facebook post Wednesday. The homicide investigation is still ongoing, and officials have submitted crime scene evidence for forensic analysis.

Police found Barron’s partially clothed body in a rear parking lot at 2550 S. 300 West Monday morning after receiving a call reporting it at about 7:30 a.m.

Barron was from Salt Lake City but had family in San Antonio, Texas, police said.

Police are asking anyone who has information call 801-840-4000.