June 29, 2019 • Nelson Phillips • Staff Writer
In a press release issued on Saturday morning, the Box Elder County Sheriff's Department has offered some additional details regarding the death of a Corinne teen.
According to the release, 16-year-old Marcus Elkins had met up with three other teens, all from Corinne, on the night of June 26.
"As reported by the other juveniles involved there was consumption of alcohol during the night," read the release. "Activities took them between the two parks in Corinne and at some point during their movement Marcus collapsed. The three juveniles moved Marcus to Bill Flack Park from where he collapsed."
Elkins' body was found at Bill Flack Park on the morning of June 27.
The Sheriff's Department is not speculating on a cause or time of death, and is currently awaiting autopsy results from the Utah Medical Examiner's Office. The case has been turned over to the Box Elder County Attorney's Office for review to determine any possible charges.
At this time no arrests have been made, and the names of the juveniles involved have not been released.
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