Louisville, Kentucky Police investigate death of Oklahoma man

Wednesday, May 28th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Louisville, Kentucky-AP) -- Police are investigating the death of an Oklahoma man found in a Jefferson County, Kentucky, park.

Jefferson County deputy coroner Hope Greer says Tavis Hendricks of Tulsa died from an apparent beating.

Police were called to the park after a man walking his dog saw Hendricks' body between the park's swimming pool and playground.

Louisville police spokesman Dwight Mitchell says the department hasn't made any arrests and continues to investigate the crime as a homicide.

Greer says Hendricks was visiting friends in Louisville at the time of his death.