Several people were having a Labor Day barbeque and at some point an argument started. The argument escalated and Le was stabbed in the back once by his girlfriend Thu Huong Thi Nguyen, 41.
Le and Nguyen were living together with a child.
When the officers arrived, they saw a white van leaving the area. Witnesses confirmed that the victim was inside the vehicle.
Officers followed the van to a local hospital where the victim was treated, but eventually died from his injuries.
Everyone involved in the incident was found at the apartment. Those individuals were detained and held for questioning.
Nyugen has been booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on charges related to domestic related, aggravated homicide, obstruction of justice, and domestic violence in the presence of a child.