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Body found in Ohio motel room after 4 days

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SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Police have arrested an Ohio woman who they say kept the body of her boyfriend inside their shared motel room for four days after he died of a suspected drug overdose.
  
Authorities say a worker discovered the body at the Crosslands Motel in the Cincinnati suburb of Sharonville on June 14.
  
Court documents identify the body as Jacob Tackett. Police say 34-year-old Kathryn Carmen, or Akron, told officers he stopped breathing after they used heroin together June 10.
  
Police say the woman covered the body with a sheet the next day and continued to stay in the room and use heroin.
  
The worker found the body after investigating a foul odor coming from the room.
  
Carmen is charged with abuse of a corpse. A message seeking comment was left for her attorney Monday.
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