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Body found at homeless camp

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Posted at 6:09 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 18:13:58-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police and firefighters were called after a body was found at a known homeless camp.

Officers were dispatched just after 5 p.m. to Newtown Pike and Third Street after a man was found deceased at that location. Although the area is a homeless camp, officials weren't able to say whether the person was a homeless individual.

Foul play is not suspected. A cause of death has not yet been determined.

It's the second body found in Lexington on Valentine's Day. A homeless man was found early Friday morning under an overpass on Winchester Road. Exposure is being eyed as the cause of death in that case.