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Kentucky man arrested after body found in his garbage can

A Kentucky man was busted after a body believed to be his lacking girlfriend was found in his garbage can, authorities mentioned.

John Meadows, 58, of Williamsburg, was arrested Monday on fees of homicide, abuse of a corpse and tampering with bodily proof, information station WKYT reported.

The stays are believed to belong to his 57-year-old girlfriend, Donna Lay, police mentioned.

A neighbor had reported Lay lacking on Jan. 27 after not seeing her in a number of weeks, the Information Journal reported.

Police interviewed Meadows about his girlfriend’s disappearance the next day.

“His story didn’t make a complete lot of sense,” Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Hen informed the paper.

Hen mentioned they then obtained a search warrant for his dwelling, the place a skilled cadaver canine alerted officers to the stays.

“After the canines alerted, we opened the garbage can and there was a human body inside,” Hen informed the Instances-Tribune.  

The health worker hasn’t confirmed the identification of the stays, however an post-mortem decided that the reason for demise was a single gunshot wound to the top.

Authorities consider that Meadows had been dwelling with the stays for 3 weeks earlier than the ugly discovery.

He’s being held in the Whitley County Detention Heart and is ready to be arraigned Thursday, the Instances-Tribune reported.

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