FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2017
Contact Sim Gill
Salt Lake City, UT — The Salt Lake County District
Attorney’s Office, as a part of its ongoing review of the Alex Wubbels
investigation, has officially requested the Federal Bureau of Investigations to
investigate any and all individuals involved in the chain of conduct arising
from the incident at the University of Utah Hospital on July 26, 2017 for any
Civil Rights Violations under the color of authority.
continue to be issues that go beyond merely a criminal investigation, and, in
an effort to address those concerns, the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office
has formally asked for assistance from our Federal law enforcement partners to
fully vet issues only they can investigate,” said District Attorney Sim Gill. “The
decision for this was arrived over the Labor Day weekend and a formal letter
requesting this assistance was sent out Sept. 6, 2017.
District Attorney’s office has received multiple inquires and communications
concerning the incident. We ask the community and our citizens to be patient.
We assure them that this issue is of the utmost concern for us and we are
committed to assuring a thorough, fair gathering and review of evidence, facts
See attached letter to the FBI for more
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