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Indiana cops find THIRTY ONE decomposing bodies dating back as far as March inside funeral home after locals alerted them to foul stench, with cremated remains of 16 others also discovered during grim search

Dozens of decomposed bodies were discovered after locals alerted police to a foul stench coming from an Indiana funeral home where some of the deceased had been stacking up for months. Police in Jeffersonville conducted the grim search on Friday at Lankford Funeral Home where they found 31 rotting bodies...

Police investigating after man found stabbed in Louisville's Shawnee neighborhood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a man was critically injured in a stabbing in the city's Shawnee neighborhood Saturday evening. Officers with LMPD's Second Division were called to the 300 block of North 41st Street, near Duncan Street, around 5 p.m. where they found a man with multiple stab wounds, Aaron Ellis, a spokesperson for LMPD, said in a statement.

Doctor says Kentucky murder suspect not mentally capable of standing trial

“I’m very frustrated because there is no justice in this case for my sister.”. Those were the words that Lisa Green, sister of Robin Jones, told the Franklin Circuit Court on June 22 after a psychiatrist at the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center (KCPC) in LaGrange who evaluated Clifton Sapp, the man charged with the murder of Jones, the ACCESS Soup Kitchen & Men’s Shelter kitchen manager, in November 2020, testified that he does not deem Sapp mentally competent to stand trial.

31 decomposing bodies found at Indiana funeral home, police say

The decomposing bodies of 31 people along with the cremated remains of 16 were discovered by officers inspecting a funeral home in Indiana, police said Saturday. The inspection of Lankford Funeral Home and Family Center came following a tip on the condition of the business, said Maj. Isaac Parker of the police department in Jeffersonville, Indiana, a city adjacent to Louisville, Kentucky.

Louisville police says 2 juvenile girls shot in Smoketown neighborhood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two juvenile girls were shot Saturday night in the Smoketown neighborhood, according to Louisville Metro Police. LMPD 4th Division Maj. Tiffany Tatum said one girl is in critical condition, while the other victim has non-life-threatening wounds. Both girls were taken to University of Louisville Hospital by EMS.
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Neighbors react to Indiana funeral home investigation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - 31 bodies and the cremation remains from 16 people were found and removed from the the Lankford Funeral Home in Jeffersonville Friday night. Jeffersonville police says some of the bodies were in the funeral home since March and were in the advance stages of decomposition. The smell coming from the building was so bad that someone called police, and that’s what started the investigation.

Man killed in California neighborhood stabbing identified

A man killed in a stabbing incident in the California neighborhood has been identified by the coroner's office. Davon Banks, 30, died of "multiple sharp force injuries," according to the coroner's report. The video player above is from Saturday before Banks was identified. Banks was stabbed and killed around 10:45...

Report: Over 30 bodies, some decomposed, found in southern Indiana funeral home

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — Police have launched an investigation into a southern Indiana funeral home after over 30 bodies, some of which were decomposing, were discovered inside. According to a report by the Louisville Courier-Journal, police in Jeffersonville, Indiana were called late at night Friday to the Lankford Funeral Home and Family Center. The newspaper is […]

Authorities find missing autistic teenager from Shelby County

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities found a missing 19-year-old Shelby County autistic teenager after a Golden Alert was issued Saturday evening. Christian Foley, a 5-foot-6, 197 pound white male, was last seen at 3024 Squire Circle in Shelbyville on Saturday around 6 p.m. Shelby County Emergency Services Director Chris Spaulding said the Golden Alert was canceled at 8 p.m.