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Spanish Fork Community Shocked by Murder-Suicide

SPANISH FORK POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A TRAGIC CRIME SCENE, WHERE FIVE PEOPLE WERE FOUND DEAD, IN A MURDER-SUICIDE.

AUTHORITIES SAY JOSHUA BOREN, 34 -- A LINDON CITY POLICE OFFICER -- SHOT AND KILLED HIS 32-YEAR-OLD WIFE... TWO CHILDREN, AGES 7 AND 5... AND HIS 55-YEAR-OLD MOTHER IN LAW... BEFORE KILLING HIMSELF.

POLICE RESPONDED TO THE SCENE, ON A WELFARE CHECK, AFTER BOREN FAILED TO SHOW UP FOR WORK, LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

THE VICTIMS WERE FOUND IN THE FAMILY'S SPANISH FORK HOME, NEAR 30 NORTH, 6TH WEST.

NEIGHBORS SAY THE COUPLE HAD BEEN SUFFERING MARITAL PROBLEMS FOR MONTHS.

BUT POLICE SAY THEY HAD NOT BEEN CALLED TO THE HOME PREVIOUSLY, FOR DOMESTIC ISSUES.

 

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