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Man accused of targeting homes in obits facing more charges

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Michael Bennett (Source: LMDC) Michael Bennett (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Additional charges have been filed against a man police said would break into homes while people attending funerals.

According to a police report, on Tuesday Michael Bennett was charged with burglary after he allegedly entered a home and stole several thousands of dollars worth of jewelry, money and collectibles.

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The report states Bennett gave officers consent to search a storage unit where they found some of the victim's stolen property.

In August Bennett was taken into custody in connection to several home break-ins.

LMPD Lieutenant Rob Davis said Bennett would scan the obituaries and target homes of the survivors.

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