Jefferson Coroner: Man found dead in wooden box was from TX

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A deputy coroner has identified a man whose body was found in a wooden box in central Kentucky.

A statement from Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Larry Carroll identified the man as 55-year-old Jeffrey David Kingdon of Fort Worth, Texas. The statement said Kingdon’s cause of death was undetermined and required further investigation.

Metro Louisville police spokesman Dwight Mitchell told media that Kingdon’s body was found Tuesday in the southern part of the city by people riding all-terrain vehicles.

No further information was immediately available.

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