Coroner’s office identifies man found burning in Louisville

Fire, Flames

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Jefferson County coroner’s office has identified the man found set afire on a sidewalk west of downtown Louisville.

Deputy Coroner Jim Wesley told The Courier-Journal ( ) that 49-year-old Edward L. Vinson suffered multiple blunt-force trauma before being set on fire. Wesley said Vinson died of that trauma as well as from thermal trauma from the flames.

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He was found dead early Sunday. Wesley said Vinson lived a block away in a vacant building at the time of his death.

The case is still being investigated. No arrests have been made.


Information from: The Courier-Journal,


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