Body found in Beechmont neighborhood, death investigation underway

Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 12:34 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A death investigation is underway after Louisville Metro police officers found a body in the Beechmont neighborhood early Monday.

Around 6:40 a.m., officers were called to respond to the 5000 block of South 3rd Street on a report of a person down, LMPD spokesman Aaron Ellis said.

Officers found a body in the back of the location. Ellis said the victim’s cause of death was not immediately apparent.

LMPD’s Homicide unit continues the investigation.

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