Altercation in Uintah County Results in Death

An altercation between two men resulted in death on Friday afternoon in Uintah County. According to the Uintah County Sheriff’s Office, deputies are investigating the altercation that took place at a residence near Pelican Lake just after 1:00pm. An argument occurred between a 67-year-old man who lived at a residence located near 16000 East 4500 South and a 46-year-old man living on the property. “At some point during the argument, a handgun was produced and the argument between the two men turned physical,” shares the Sheriff’s Office, “resulting in the death of the 67-year-old man. No shots were fired from the handgun during the incident.” At the time of the Sheriff’s Office announcement, the man involved was cooperating with law enforcement and had not been charged. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be shared when it is available.


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.