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Body discovered in Mercer County home

A death investigation is underway after a body was found in a Harrodsburg home.

body found in crawl space in Harrodsburg home

MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A death investigation is underway after a body was found in a Harrodsburg home.

Police tell us the body was found Monday afternoon in the crawl space of a home on Hillcrest Street.

No one was living in the home. Police say the homeowner found the body while doing some cleaning in the corner of a tall crawl space under the house.

Investigators say the body is that of a man, and believe it may have been there for a couple of years. They say a newspaper and a written note were near the body, both dated 2011. Police say the body may have been a squatter.

The body has been sent to Frankfort for an autopsy.


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