Death of Church Wellsman under investigation

by Alan Alldredge, Kane County Sheriff's Office


Matthew Wayne Young, 49, Church Wells, was found dead on his property on April 13. This case is currently under investigation.

Kane County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the death of Matthew Wayne Young, 49, of Church Wells, Utah. Sheriff’s deputies and detectives responded to the property of Young after EMT’s from the Big Water Fire Department had been dispatched and were unable to revive him. This is a complex case and has already required many hours of investigation and evidence collection. Additional information will be released as it becomes available. If you have any information you feel might assist the Sheriff’s Office, please contact our Detectives at 435-644-2349.


Kane County Sheriff’s Office is incredibly grateful to the numerous agencies who have provided assistance during the investigation. We wish to express our condolences to the family of Matthew Young.

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