UPDATE: MONDAY, DEC. 13, 2021, 2:42 P.M.

Sandy, UT (ABC4) – Police have identified the woman killed in the shooting in Sandy Friday evening as 57-year-old Kay Jonides.


Sandy, UT (ABC 4) – One man is in custody after police say he allegedly shot and killed his wife in Sandy Friday night.

Police were called shortly after 9 p.m. to a report of a shooting on Montana Drive. The caller, identified as William Jonides, alleged he had just shot his wife.

“Officers responded in the scene, and the individual surrendered himself to our officers or officers did make entry into the home and found female deceased. We went ahead and cleared the rest of the house and ensure there were no other occupants inside the home and at which point they left the house and secured it. Our detectives have responded out and are currently obtaining a search warrant to go back in and process the home for any evidence that may present itself,” said Lt. Dean Carriger.

After Williams was Mirandarized, he stated he killed his wife “in a fit of rage”.

“These are very sad situations. You know, it’s always heartbreaking. It’s hard on our officers as well to deal with you know, domestic situations can always, always, always there there is resources and help out there. For people if they feel they’re in a vulnerable situation,” said Carriger.

Williams was arrested for Murder.

The couple was said to be in their 50’s.

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