Grim tally: The faces of Utahns who died at the hands of others in 2012

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 1 2013 2:47 p.m. MST

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GRANITE, Dec. 14 — The burned bodies of Alice Griego, 55, and Ralph J. Salazar, 59, were found inside the master bedroom at 2811 E. Ksel Drive (9420 South). An autopsy determined both died from gunshot wounds. Their bodies were found on a bed that was intentionally set on fire, according to investigators. Salazar was the owner of the house in unincorporated Salt Lake County. Griego worked at a bakery at a local Smith's for many years. Police have not named any suspects.

Motive: Unknown.

Method: Shooting.
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Nan BW
ELder, CO

So many of these killings were the result of "arguments." Self-control is the lesson of life, but it is a much neglected practice. There seems to be greed, jealousy and self-centeredness involved in many of the tragic deaths as well. The most pathetic of all are acts against children. We have a long way to go as a "civilized" nation to qualify as that. Alcohol, drugs and partying are also factors, sad in the extreme.

Midwest Mom
Soldiers Grove, WI

Love, not guns, is the answer to violence.

South Jordan, UT

But in the absence of love, self defense is the next best answer.

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