Louisville Police Arrest Man After Woman’s Body Found In Dumpster

Posted at 8:06 AM, Jul 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-29 08:06:31-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE3) — Louisville police arrested the boyfriend of a woman whose body was found Friday afternoon inside a dumpster.

WAVE3 reports here that police arrested 59-year-old Georges Edward Stokes on Saturday.

Stokes is charged with tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse.

Police say Stokes admitted to putting the victim’s body in the garbage bin. It’s not clear how she died.

Sanitation workers found the victim’s body, which was unclothed and badly decomposed.