Sanpete deputies investigate suicide pact

Published on February 26, 2010 at 07:25AM

(MANTI) – The Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of two Manti brothers in a suicide pact Wednesday night. A sheriff’s report said that dispatch received a 9-1-1 call just before 9pm and then another one shortly after. The first caller said his younger brother shot himself up Manti Canyon and the second caller stated his brother shot himself in his front yard in Manti. Deputies responded to the home of 21-year old, Delano Cloward and transported the man to the Gunnison Valley Hospital where he was pronounced dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Sanpete Deputies also located the body of a 15-year old boy three miles up Manti Canyon. He also was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound to the head. An investigator from the Utah Medical Examiner’s Office arrived on scene for further examination.