The Justice Files: Several police reports filed against man who committed murder-suicide in Sugar House

SALT LAKE CITY ( ABC4 ) — Newly released police documents illustrate a pattern of concerning behavior involving Parth Gandhi, the man police say killed his son and then himself over Mother’s Day weekend .

ABC4 obtained 26 police reports filed by Salt Lake City Police officers involving Gandhi over the years. Many of the reports involve custody disputes filed by either Gandhi or his ex-wife.

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In many of those instances, reports indicate officers told the couple they needed to sort it out with the courts. However, there are several reports in which Gandhi’s ex-wife reported she was afraid of Gandhi and what he might do to her or her children.

On June 15th, 2009, Gandhi’s ex-wife contacted police about a concerning situation where Gandhi wouldn’t let her leave the home, according to police documents. On July 17th, 2009, she contacted police again, this time reporting he violated her protection order.

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