Investigators seek clues after Elizabeth Salgado’s body discovered

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UTAH COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) – The family of Elizabeth Salgado says they want justice after her body was discovered last Friday outside of Springville. Detectives have spent days looking for clues on scene.

“Why would you take her life…why?”

It was hard for Elizabeth Salgado’s family to hear that her body had been found because they were still holding onto hope.

“We were always hoping that we would find her alive, and we never imagined that this would happen to her,” said Rosemberg Salgado, Elizabeth’s uncle.

Rosemberg says although his family grieves they are now seeking for justice.

Ten miles into the Unita-Wasatch-Cache National Forest deputies had the road closed off, so they could comb the area for evidence.

Although it’s been three years investigators are hopeful they can find the smallest clue that will lead to a break in the case, but they have to finish their search by this busy holiday weekend.

Investigators say it will be harder to find evidence with hundreds of campers in the area.
With the discovery of Salgado’s remains, investigators can now focus all their efforts on finding her killer.
Because she had only been in Provo for three weeks prior to her disappearance authorities speculate it was likely someone she knew.

“She couldn’t have known many people having been here three weeks,” said Provo Police Chief Richard Ferguson.

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