We are heartbroken to share news of the death of Ogden Police Officer Nate Lyday. Officer Lyday was shot and killed in Ogden, Utah while responding to a domestic 911 call. After officers arrived at the scene, the suspect returned into his house and shot through the closed door, hitting Officer Lyday and wounding another officer. Officer Lyday was taken to the hospital, where emergency room doctors pronounced him dead.
Officer Lyday had served with the Ogden Police Department for fifteen months, and was 24 years of age. He is survived by his wife, with whom he was about to celebrate his fifth wedding anniversary.
We have reached out to Officer Lyday’s family through the Ogden Police Department to provide immediate financial assistance as part of our Fallen Officers Program, and we will be helping to share the news of any public events in Officer Lyday’s honor in accordance with his family’s wishes. For ongoing news coverage, please use the following links: