Body Found In Lexington Park During Concert

Lexington, Ky. - Lexington Police were called to investigate the discovery of the body of a man found sitting on a bench near Woodland Park last evening, the scene of a Bluegrass Music concert.

Sgt. Allen Dobson told WKYT-TV police received a call concerning the man found at the corner of Kentucky Avenue and High Street. A witness said the person had not moved in several hours.

Police said the white male was 37 years old and wearing a white shirt, black jeans and a baseball cap. Dobson said the man's identity is being witheld until the family is notified.

Dobson said no foul play is suspected and there were no visible signs of trauma. The Coroner's Office was called to the scene and an autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death. Dobson said police are investigating and the outcome of the autopsy could likely deteremine the focus of the investigation.

The Bluegrass Concert continued uninterrupted with only a few of the concertgoers inquiring about the discovery.


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