State police charge Munfordville couple after body found in parked car

jwarren@herald-leader.comJuly 22, 2014 

A 24-year-old man and his girlfriend were arrested on felony charges after a body was found at the Glendale community in Hardin County over the weekend, according to Kentucky State Police.

Officers responded Saturday to a report that a man's body was in a vehicle parked at the abandoned Glendale Children's Home on Gilead Church Road, according to state police in Elizabethtown.

The victim had suffered a single gunshot wound to the head, police said.

Octavio Fernandez Correa of Munfordville was arrested and charged with murder, kidnapping and theft by unlawful taking in the case, police said.

Correa's girlfriend, Jennifer Nicole Hodges, 31, also of Munfordville, was charged with complicity to murder, kidnapping and theft by unlawful taking, state police said.

Both were being held in the Hardin County jail.

An investigation continues and additional charges are possible, state police said.

Jim Warren (859) 231-3255.

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