Vernal death ruled homicide

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 12:35 PM


SALT LAKE CITY — Police are now saying the death of a man found dead in his Vernal apartment is a homicide.

KSL-TV reports that 52-year-old Christopher Alan Miller was discovered Saturday deceased in his living room in Vernal, a city of nearly 10,000 about 125 miles east of Salt Lake City.

Police say his injuries suggest there may have been an altercation. The final cause of death has not yet been determined.

The original call was made by a person who said there was a burglary.

No suspects have been arrested. Police say Miller likely knew his killer.

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