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Family killed in Enoch identified

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Police have identified the eight people found dead in an Enoch, Utah home Wednesday.

The three adults were identified as Gail Earl, her daughter Tausha Haight and Haight’s husband Mike Haight. The five minors were identified as Haight’s five children, a four-year-old boy, a seven-year-old boy, a seven-year-old girl, a twelve-year-old girl, and a seventeen-year-old girl.

Police identified Mike Haight as the suspect in the killings saying that the evidence suggests he took his own life after killing the seven others.

All eight people were shot dead. The bodies were discovered when officers visited the family’s home for a welfare check.

Caitlin Keith is a general news reporter at UPR. She is from Lindon, Utah and is currently an undergrad student studying print journalism at USU. Caitlin loves to write and tell people’s stories. She is also a writer at the Utah Statesman. She loves to read, ski, play the cello and watch various TV shows.