Utah County Deputies, following up on a missing persons report, located the body of a 20 year old female in South Fork of Provo Canyon today.
Utah County deputies were contacted around 0800 hours this morning, regarding a missing person case involving a 20 year old Provo resident.
Deputies began to search several nearby canyons in an effort to locate the missing person or her vehicle. At approximately 1030 hours, a Deputy located the vehicle in the South Fork canyon area of Provo Canyon.
Upon locating the vehicle, the deputy also discovered an adult male wandering in the area. The male is an acquaintance of the female. After speaking with the male, the deputy advised other responding units that the situation was suspicious in nature.
The deputy began a cursory search of the surrounding area, and very quickly located the female lying on the ground. He quickly advised dispatch that the victim was not conscious and not breathing. He requested that medical responders expedite to the scene.
Despite medical intervention efforts on scene, those present were not able to obtain a pulse, any breathing or a heartbeat on the victim.
Utah County Detectives were notified and responded to the scene. At this time, they have listed the death as being suspicious in nature, based upon the circumstances and existing evidence. They do have an active investigation underway.
Investigators continue to sift through evidence and would request that if anyone has any information regarding this case to contact them at 801-851-4010. At this time, the adult male who was located on scene is being interviewed by investigators and currently listed as a witness.
The family of the victim have been notified of this tragic finding. The name of the victim is Hadley A. Boberg, a 20 year old Provo resident.
The Utah County Sheriff's Office extends heartfelt condolences to the Boberg family at this time.
For more information please contact Lt. Tom Hodgson with the Utah County Sheriff's Office. 801-404-1916. Updates will be posted as they become available.