Police recover evidence linked to the murder of 15-year-old Utah girl

Photo: SLCPD

(KUTV)- The Salt Lake Police Department recently sent 20 officers to the Uinta County Landfill near Evanston Wyoming to search for tips related to the homicide of Baleigh Bagshaw, who was murdered on May 7.

Police say that more than 250 staffing hours were dedicated to the effort, which resulted in the recovery of evidence connected to the 15-years-old death. Police are not disclosing the nature of the evidence that was found at this moment.

Shaun French, 24-years-old, was arrested in Colorado as suspect in Bagshaw’s death. According to police, Bagshaw and French previously had a sexual relationship and there were warrants out for his arrest for unlawful sexual activity with a minor.

Formal charges have not yet been filed for the homicide and French remains in police custody in Colorado on charges for three felony counts of unlawful sexual contact with a minor.

2News will update this story as more information is released.

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