Utah homicide suspect arrested in Palm Springs

homicide suspect

A suspect wanted for a homicide in Utah was located and arrested by Palm Springs Police today.

Police said they were contacted around 8:45 a.m. to check the welfare of a female who was staying with a male at the Motel 6 in the 500 block of E Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. The caller believed the female was in danger and that the male she was with may be wanted for murder.

Officers went to the location and initially the people in the room refused to come out. After several minutes, a male and female exited the room. The male had several false ID’s  but was eventually identified as 36-year-old Shaun Eugene Fleming of Utah, police said. Fleming was identified as being wanted by the Taylorsville City Police Department for homicide and was arrested without incident.

The woman was not injured in this incident and has not been arrested.