Coroner identifies body found in Shawnee neighborhood, LMPD investigating

(Action News 5)
Published: Sep. 6, 2023 at 10:46 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 7, 2023 at 9:47 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Louisville Metro Police Department is conducting a death investigation after finding the body of a man in the Shawnee neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, according to officials.

Officers responded to the 4400 block of Elliott Avenue on a call for service around 1:30 p.m., LMPD spokesperson Aaron Ellis said.

When officers arrived, they found a man who was dead inside a vehicle, Ellis said.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the man as 32-year-old Daniel Uylaki. He died after being shot multiple times.

LMPD’s Homicide Unit is handling the ongoing investigation.