Last updated: May 19, 2023 / 3:38 PM MDT
LAYTON, Utah (ABC4) — Police have identified the three victims who were killed in a Layton home on Friday, May 19.
According to Layton Police Department, dispatch received a call at about 9:45 a.m. from a man, later identified as Jeremy Bailey, 34, who said he just killed his wife, mother-in-law and father-in-law.
Officers responded to Bailey’s residence at 1832 E. Gentile Street while Bailey remained on the phone with dispatchers. Bailey was instructed by authorities to exit the home and was taken into custody shortly after.
Officers entered the home and found three deceased victims. They have been identified as:
- Anastasia Stevens, 36, Bailey’s wife
- Becky Stevens, 61, step-mother of Anastasia Stevens
- Donald Stevens, 73, father of Anastasia Stevens
Additionally, three out of four of the family’s dogs were also killed.
The residence belongs to Bailey and his wife. Becky Stevens and Donald Stevens were Nevada residents who were in Utah to visit the couple.
Authorities are working to determine the motive behind the killings, and the cause of death is still being investigated.