Death of man near Louisville’s Extreme Park ruled as homicide

Death of man near Louisville’s Extreme Park ruled as homicide
A man's body was found near Louisville's Extreme Park on Tuesday morning.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man who was found dead near the Extreme Park has been identified.

Brenden McCourtney, 57, was pronounced dead in the 500 block of Franklin Street at 10:23 a.m. Tuesday, according to Jefferson County Deputy Coroner J. David Wood.

Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said the victim suffered from some type of trauma. His cause of death has not been released.

McCourtney's death has been classified as a homicide.

No suspect information has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the anonymous police tip line at (502) 574-LMPD.

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