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DEVELOPING STORY: Body Found At Kentucky Derby Track

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LOUISVILLE, KY - Police are investigating after a man's body was found at Churchill Downs, hours after the race track had hosted the 138th Kentucky Derby.

Alicia Smiley, a spokeswoman for Louisville Metro Police, told NBC News the body was found after 4:30 a.m. local time in one of the barns at the rear of the race course. 

Homicide detectives are on the scene now.

Smiley could not confirm if the man was a jockey or a grounds employee, nor could she yet say whether the death was from natural causes or a homicide. click here to read more

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