Acting on a tip, Salt Lake City police arrested an Idaho murder suspect at a downtown Motel 6.
Lt. Shawn Josephson said the arrest took place early Monday afternoon. Gooding, Idaho police had notified officers in Salt Lake City that they had learned Hugo Mendez-Gutierrez, 24, was stopped in the area of 500 South and 300 West.
Officers searching the area located a car linked to Mendez-Gutierrez parked outside the motel, and subsequently identified his room. He was taken into custody without incident.