Police suspect foul play after burned body found near Clifton Heights apartment

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police are investigating after the body of a man was found outside of a Clifton Heights apartment complex early Wednesday morning.

According to Louisville Metro Police’s Public Information Officer, police responded to a report of a burned body found outside in the 200 block of Nob Hill Lane around 4 a.m. Upon arrival, officers located a black male in, his late teens or early 20’s, in the proximity suffering from severe burns and gunshot wounds. 

The man appeared “to have suffered from foul play,” according to police.

At 5 a.m., police and arson investigators were at the scene and an area near a dumpster had been roped off.

The identity of the man has not been released and police do not have any suspects at this time.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating.

If you have any information, you should call the anonymous tip line at 574-5673.

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