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Police in Louisville investigating a death of the side of this weekend's Kentucky Derby.
A track employee found dead inside one of the barns at Churchill Downs just hours after that famous race.
Police now are treating this case as a homicide.
-- is following the story for us he's live in our New York manager Eric but Johnny is -- Churchill Downs track worker he was found dead in that barn authorities today are saying it is murder.
48 -- -- in Debian -- -- Guatemala he was a horse groom at the track police say -- does not appear to be any connection between his death.
And the Kentucky Derby itself but it does seem to be they say a matter of timing.
His body was found at 5 AM Sunday hours after the 138 running of the derby on Saturday.
The police say his injuries are consistent with some kind of altercation.
And they say there were several altercations that night.
-- -- -- -- -- Exact cause of death so we'll wait before.
Well about 200 people like Perez -- full time at the track.
-- -- -- and dormitories a small apartments taking care of the facilities and the horses police are now trying to find out exactly where he was and like he was doing right after the race.
They are also interviewing track workers including his nineteen year old son who lost -- works there.
Please don't know exactly how long the body was in that barn or if that was the exact spot where Perez was scale.
An autopsy we're told is now they completed the coroner's office tells Fox News there were injuries in the body.
And they -- more information we released in the coming days certainly a sad tragedy after that joyous Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby.
Package and I would think would all of those people having been there for the race and all of a hub bub it's got to make their investigation lot tougher.
It's a pretty interesting that case in this certainly delving into all that trying to find out exactly what happened -- on thank you.
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