Life and Love

Murder In Salt Lake City Bookstore – Who Killed Sherry Black?

Hernán Tamargo

Published on 10-13-2020 by Hernán Tamargo


In a tiny, quaint bookstore in Salt Lake City on a cold winter day, the corpse of a 64-year-old woman was found amid piles of dusty, worn down novels. The bookstore's owner, Sherry Black, had been shot in cold blood, though nobody knew the person nor the motive behind the murder. Had it been a random crime? Or maybe a bloody, merciless revenge? Read on and find out.

Photo: Salt Lake County Jail