Louisville, Ky., homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found this morning in one of the barns at Churchill Downs a day after the Kentucky Derby, authorities said.
The body was discovered just before 5 a.m. in Barn No. 8, four barns away from where I'll Have Another, the horse that won the derby, was kept.
Louisville Metro Police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said it's too early to determine whether the person died of natural causes.
"At this time we are currently awaiting the coroner so that we can have a specific cause of death. Until then that we are treating it as a death investigation," Smiley said.
"There are homicide detectives on the scene. They are investigating any type of death regardless of the manner of how it occurred," she said.
Trainer Angel Montano, who works out of Barn No. 8, told ABC News affiliate WHAS-TV in Louisville that one of his employees found the body when he arrived for work.
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