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Police don't know how or why man was shot dead on Easter Sunday

Mazda 6, not the actual vehicle Holt was found in. (Photo: Courtesy police)

(KUTV) Matthew Holt, 46, of South Jordan was found shot to death on Easter Sunday in an industrial park in South Salt Lake.

Police don't know who shot him or why.

Holt was found dead in his car in an industrial park in the area of 3200 South 900 West.

Greg Henson, who went to the area to do his usual Sunday check on his shop, saw Holt's body in one of parking spots at his building.

"It's tough to see," he said still visibly shaken one day after the discovery.

Henson said he saw the victim's lower body in the car while his upper body was out of the car, his head on the ground bleeding. He was in a black Mazda, according to police.

He man was wearing a white hoodie. He didn't get too close and called 911.

"It's shocking to have it be so close. It's affected all my guys,"he said.

Officer Gary Keller of South Salt Lake said police have not determined what Holt was doing in that area.

He said any tips can be called into police dispatch at (801)840-4000. Callers can remain anonymous, calls confidential.

On Facebook, Holt appeared to have friends and happy in photos. He described himself as "retired" and a onetime student at Westminster College.

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