A Kentucky coroner says an autopsy has revealed injuries on a body found in a barn at Churchill Downs just hours after the Kentucky Derby. But she refused to release any further details.
Jo-Ann Farmer, Chief Deputy Coroner for Jefferson County, said Monday she was withholding information pending the investigation into the death of 48-year-old Adan Fabian Perez, a track worker whose body was discovered early Sunday morning.
Perez's body was found in the back of Barn No. 8, just a few barns down from where eventual Kentucky Derby Winner I'll Have Another was stabled.
Consultants hired last week to help Kentucky's Blue Ribbon Commission on tax reform stressed the importance of tax policies and business climates in surrounding states. A new rating released today by Chief Executive Magazine places Tennessee and Indiana in the top five states, in terms of having business-friendly climates.
At Fort Campbell, defense attorneys are expected to begin presenting their case Monday in the court-martial of a soldier accused of double murder. Last week, forensic experts testified that there's no DNA evidence linking Brent Burke to the scene.
The country duo known as Montgomery Gentry will perform Wednesday at the Kentucky Cares Concert in Lexington. Kentucky natives Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry will play at the event at Busters Billiards and Backroom, with proceeds given to the local chapter of the American Red Cross, to help people who suffered tornado and storm damage on March 2nd.
The Kentucky Historical Society will dedicate a marker in honor of the western Louisville home where boxing great Muhammid Ali was born. Ali, who was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., lived in the home with his parents and brother.