Body of man found near Jordan River in Salt Lake identified
SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities have identified the body of a man found near the Jordan River as 36-year-old Anthony Paul Hernandez.
A hiker found his body around 3:30 p.m. Monday in an area near 804 N. Riverside Dr.
Salt Lake City police said his body was found in an area between the river and a trail that runs along the river.
Det. Greg Wilking said the body had suffered some sort of trauma but did not elaborate on the injury.
Police received a report that someone may have heard a gunshot in the area but they couldn’t say when that gunshot may have occurred.
Officials are working to determine how the man died.