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Mar 2, 2013 6:46 PM

Police Investigate After Body Found In Trash

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Police are investigating after a man's bullet-riddled body was found in a trash receptacle in Louisville.

The Jefferson County coroner's office told The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/YGGUKJ ) the body was identified as 22-year-old Christopher O. Malone of Jeffersonville, Ind.

Malone died of 14 gunshot wounds, said Larry Carroll, Jefferson County deputy coroner.

Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell said the body was found Friday by an employee emptying trash at Greater Louisville Funeral Limousine Service.

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Information from: The Courier-Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com

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