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Kentucky Derby Murder: Police Looking For Suspect

Shortly after I’ll Have Another dominated the 2012 Kentucky Derby, the dead body of a Churchill Downs groomer was found.

Police searching for suspects after body was found at Churchill Downs just one day after the 2012 Kentucky Derby.

Adan Fabian Perez was a 48-year-old groomer that resided in the dorms on Churchill Downs property. His body was discovered near the winner’s circle shortly after midnight yesterday by a co-worker.

Police are stating that the cause of death of Adan Fabian Perez was unnatural and likely a homicide. They are desperately searching for clues and reviewing video shot at the 2012 Kentucky Derby for any information that may help capture a suspect. Police have no suspects at this time. Homicide investigators arrived at the scene and quickly determined that foul play was involved.

Groomer Adan Fabian Perez was also a father and a brother. Witnesses say the police questioned Perez’s son but no action has been taken in the arrest of any suspects. An autopsy is scheduled on Monday.