Southern Utah iron mine death possibly a suicide

Published March 9, 2014 10:01 pm
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Investigators believe the dead man they found near the iron mines west of Cedar City had committed suicide.

On Saturday afternoon, the Iron County Sheriff's deputies received a call about a suspicious circumstances in the area when they found the 51-year-old's body. The sheriff's office announced Sunday that the man's death appears to have been a suicide.

The mines are about 5 to 7 miles west of Cedar City, near Iron Springs Road and State Road 56, Sgt. Nik Johnson said Saturday evening.


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