News and Tribune

Clark County

June 25, 2013

7 P.M. UPDATE: Body found near alley behind Hardee's in Jeffersonville

Death investigation is underway; no signs of foul play

JEFFERSONVILLE — Jeffersonville Police Department investigators responded to a call of a body discovered behind Hardee’s restaurant along West Court Avenue about 3:40 p.m. Tuesday.

“We believe it’s a male, but I don’t have that confirmed yet,” Clark County Coroner Terry Conway said Tuesday afternoon.

The body was found by a resident of nearby Beverly Manor Apartments who was walking his dog, moments before police responded, said Todd Hollis, JPD detective. The remains were in a brush area at the base of a small group of trees several feet from an alley leading to Mulberry Street.

“[The body] was concealed in the bushes,” JPD Detective Isaac Parker said, and added that the body had been there for “a substantial amount of time.”

There were no immediate signs that foul play was involved in the death, Parker said.

The investigation is ongoing. Conway said he expects to learn more after meeting with the Louisville medical examiner today, June 26.

Visit newsandtribune.com and read upcoming editions of the News and Tribune for updates to this story.

— Staff Writer Matt Koesters contributed to this report

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints

LOCAL MAGAZINES
Easter 2014 photos


Click on any photo to purchase it.

LOCAL STATISTICS
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp
2013 Photos of the year


Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.