Update 9/22/23 4:05 p.m.
His wife, Stacey Gilbert, was found dead in the master bedroom. It appeared she had been shot by a firearm, according to the probable cause.
Documents state the suspect reportedly called 911 telling dispatch he had killed his wife and confirmed his identity and date of birth. He also allegedly said no one else was home at the time of the incident.
After authorities took Brent Gilbert into custody, they transported him to the Uintah Basin Medical Center “for treatment of a self-inflicted injury to his wrist,” Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office reported.
He was arrested for aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, and booked in the Duchesne County Jail “without incident,” documents say.
DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) — A man is in custody after he allegedly called 911 and told authorities he had killed his wife on Thursday, Sept. 21, according to the Duchesne County Sherriff’s Office.
Authorities say a man in the Arcadia area called 911 saying he had killed his wife early Thursday morning. Deputies arrived on the scene and reportedly found the body of an adult female inside the residence.
Authorities say all participants are now in custody. The names of the victim and suspect(s) have not been released at this time as authorities are notifying family members.
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