BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah — A woman was stabbed to death early Sunday morning in the small Box Elder town of Bothwell.
According to a news release from the Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to a home there at 6:50 a.m.
Tremonton Police officers arrived first and found a deceased woman. She was later identified as 53-year-old Maria De Jesus Cervantes.
She had succumbed to multiple stab wounds.
A 39-year-old man was also at the scene suffering from a knife wound to his neck.
Investigators identified him as 39-year-old Jose Gutierrez-Torres and determined he had stabbed Cervantes then stabbed himself.
He is in the ICU at a local hospital and will be transported to the Box Elder County Jail when he is released from the hospital.