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Mayfield, KY police chief: Man's body found in creek

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MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) -

A body was found in a creek in Mayfield, Kentucky on Thursday, May 11.

According to Mayfield Police Chief Nathan Kent, a person smoking a cigarette and spotted the body just after 6 a.m. in a creek and called 911. The creek was near the intersection of Wilford and West College.

He said the body belongs to an African-American man in his 20s and there is no evidence of foul play.

The man has been identified as 27-year-old Cortez Lockett of Mayfield.

According to Graves County Coroner Brad Jones, the body was sent away for an autopsy and the investigation is ongoing.

Chief Kent said they're waiting for the results of the toxicology tests and the autopsy.

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