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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Three men are charged with manslaughter after someone was found dead from a heroin overdose in Bardstown.

The Bardstown Police Department was called to to the a house on Fern Lea Circle, not far from US 62, on the report of an individual found dead in a home on March 15. 

The narcotics unit determined the individual, whose name and age was not immediately known, died from a heroin overdose, according to a news release.

Following an months-long investigation, Robert Girdley, Labrent Maddox and Thomas Alvey were arrested for the incident, the department announced Tuesday. 

Girdley and Maddox are charged with second-degree manslaughter and trafficking in heroin and cocaine. Alvey is charged with tampering with physical evidence, second-degree manslaughter and trafficking in heroin and cocaine. 

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