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