Suspect in ex-BYU prof’s murder faces federal gun charges

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Suspect in ex-BYU prof’s murder faces federal gun charges

By Erin Alberty
The Salt Lake Tribune

Updated Aug 5, 2010 11:32PM MDT
Murder suspect Roger Mortensen now faces federal weapons charges in connection with a cache of guns police found in his home while investigating the death of his father, ex-BYU professor Kay Mortensen.
Roger Mortensen was charged Wednesday with possessing firearms as a felon, which is a federal charge because several of the guns in his home were manufactured outside of Utah.
In a hidden compartment under a furnace in the garage of his Payson home, Utah County sheriff’s deputies on July 29 found …
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