Kentucky Derby Body Was a Groom
Adan Fabian Perez was believed murdered
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted May 7, 2012 5:37 AM CDT
Groom Inocencio Diaz rubs the nose of Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, May 6, 2012.   (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

(Newser) – Police have identified the body found yesterday at a Churchill Downs barn, whom they believe was murdered. Adan Fabian Perez, 48, was reportedly a groom for trainer Cecil Borel and had been licensed by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission since 2008. The Guatemala native lived on Churchill Down's backside, where his body was discovered. The body was identified by Perez's son, a fellow Churchill Downs worker. Details of the death haven't yet been released, the Courier-Journal notes.

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Halfhitch
May 7, 2012 10:55 AM CDT
I'd question his bride.
slammer
May 7, 2012 10:07 AM CDT
guess living on the backside is a bad place to live!
MDD
May 7, 2012 6:04 AM CDT
I guess he didn't Dope the right horse?