South Salt Lake police investigating after woman found dead in parking lot

(Photo courtesy of South Salt Lake Police Department) Pictured is Kaitlyn Barron, 23, who was killed on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.

Police are investigating after a young woman was killed and her body left in a South Salt Lake parking lot.

Officers first received a report of someone finding a dead woman at 2440 S. 300 West on Monday morning. They have since identified the woman as 23-year-old Kaitlyn Barron, from Salt Lake City.

On Wednesday, police also said it appears she died from blunt force trauma.

The investigation into her death — considered a homicide — is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call South Salt Lake’s police department at 801-840-4000.

—Tribune reporter Courtney Tanner contributed to this report.