Missionary from Utah Serving in Dominican Republic Dies after Fall from Apartment Building Roof

Contributed By Scott Taylor, Church News Managing Editor

  • 20 February 2019

Google maps image of the Dominican Republic.

An 18-year-old missionary from Utah serving The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Dominican Republic passed away Wednesday morning after falling from the roof of his apartment building.

Elder Brennan Conrad, of Hyde Park, Utah, was serving in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East Mission at the time of the incident.

“Our deepest condolences go out to his family,” said Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff in releasing the details to the media. “We pray they will be comforted as they deal with this tragedy and mourn Elder Conrad’s passing.“

Elder Brennan Conrad, 18, of Hyde Park, Utah, holds the country flag of the Dominican Republic, having been called to serve in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East Mission. Elder Conrad passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019, after falling from the roof of his apartment building. Photo courtesy of the Conrad family.

Elder Brennan Conrad, 18, of Hyde Park, Utah, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019, after falling from the roof of his apartment building. He was serving at the time as a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East Mission. Photo courtesy of the Conrad family.