LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Police are investigating after a body was found in the Beechmont neighborhood early Monday.

In a release. LMPD said Fourth Division officers were called to South Third Street near Amherst Avenue about 6:40 a.m.

When officers arrived they found a body behind a building. The exact cause of death wasn't immediately apparent.

The Homicide Unit opened a death investigation.

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