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UPDATE: Suspect in custody, man dead following Roy incident

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THURSDAY 4/15/2021 7:57 a.m.

ROY, Utah (ABC4) – A 48-year-old man is in custody, he is accused of shooting 38-year-old Steve Bailey to death on April 10.

Roy Police say Bailey’s body was found in another city.

Daniel Johnson is accused of moving Bailey’s body after he shot him. Where the body was moved has not been released.

Booking details for Johnson show he was arrested on charges of murder, obstruction of justice, possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted individual, and abuse or desecration of a dead human body.

Neighbors who are close to the alleged suspect are in shock he is accused of the crime.

“I went over there to talk to him for a bit. We had a couple shots and he just acted like nothing was going on, just the kids were being a pain in the butt like usual. I just don’t know what to think at the moment,” Brandon Hillman tells ABC4.

ABC4 is working to gather additional information and will update this story as details become available.

Original Story: Authorities responding to ‘incident’ in Roy

THURSDAY 4/15/2021 6:26 a.m.

ROY, Utah (ABC4) – Authorities are responding to an incident in Weber County Thursday morning.

While the Weber County Sheriff’s Dispatch has confirmed to ABC4 that they are on the scene of an incident near 3800 South Midland Drive in Roy, no other information was immediately available.

ABC4 has a crew on scene to gather more information. Stick with ABC4 on-air and online for continuing coverage.

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