Sandy Police: Victim reported harassment from suspect 3 days before shooting

Victim reported harassment. (Composite photo)

(KUTV) The woman who died in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Sandy had reported harassment from the suspect three days earlier, Sandy police said.

According to a news release from the Sandy Police Department, Memorez Rackley, 39, reported "telephone harassment" early June 3 from Jeremy Patterson. Sandy police declined to provide further information except to say that officers spoke to Patterson and asked him to stop contacting Rackley.

Patterson, who lived in Draper, is accused of shooting and killing Rackley and her six-year-old son. Rackley's nine-year-old son and another eight-year-old girl were wounded in the shooting near 2200 E. Alta Canyon Drive. Patterson then turned the gun on himself, according to police.

This story will be updated.

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