On July 24, 2011 at 10:15 p.m. Kane County Dispatchers received a 911 phone call from a resident in Mount Carmel.  The caller stated that a man, later identified as Chester Veloy Tait, had become very upset. The caller requested an ambulance and said Tait had been injured. Tait later succumbed as a result of his injuries at Kane County Hospital.

This case remains under investigation by the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and the Utah Medical Examiner’s Office. 

“This is a very unfortunate situation, and we extend our sincerest condolences to them at this time,” said Kane County Sheriff Lamont Smith.