Suspect Formally Charged in Double Homicide Case


Seth Gordon Peterson, 25, was booked into the Carbon County Jail on November 2 in regards to the double homicide in Hiawatha that occurred that same day. On Wednesday, Peterson was formally charged as he appeared via video conference before Seventh District Court Judge Douglas Thomas.

During the conference, Peterson was formally charged with two counts of aggravated murder, one count of aggravated attempted murder and one count of aggravated robbery, all first degree felonies. One count of evading, a third degree felony, was also charged.

Peterson will once again appear before the judge on December 5 to scheduled a preliminary hearing date.

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