Darwin Lee Thompson, 65, 1062 W. Signora Drive, was being held without bail Tuesday in the shotgun slaying of his wife, Beverly.

He was booked into Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of criminal homicide.Beverly Thompson was found by police officers dead on her couch with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, authorities said.

Police were notified after a call to 911 was traced to the Rose Park address. A man called and said a woman had been shot and killed. While officers were sent to the home, a second call from a neighbor reported a shooting.

Officers found a shotgun in the couple's home, authorities said.