Dead body found in S. Hurstbourne Parkway hotel room - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Dead body found in S. Hurstbourne Parkway hotel room

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Candace Thompson (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Candace Thompson (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville woman has been arrested after Jeffersontown Police say she was found in a hotel room with a dead body Thursday morning.

Police were called to the Red Carpet Inn on S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., near the I-64 interchange, shortly after 9 a.m. on April 3 after a body was found in one of the hotel rooms.

Candace L. Thompson, age 22, was also there, according to police. During the investigation, she allegedly told officers that she and the deceased person had been shooting up heroin.

Police say Thompson gave them permission to search the room, and officers found a bindle of suspected heroin and two syringes.

In total, police say they found three grams of heroin.

Thompson was arrested and charged with possession of controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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