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Louisville woman arrested, charged after shooting, killing man then hiding body in crawl space

Sara McQuilling, 40, is also accused of taking the man's truck following the Thursday shooting on Rooselvelt Avenue.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A woman is facing murder charges after police said she killed a man and hid his body in a house.

According to arrest records, West Buechel officers responded to a Roosevelt Avenue home on Thursday for a welfare check.

That’s where they found a man dead from a gunshot wound in a crawl space under the floor. His truck was also missing.

Police said they found 40-year-old Sara McQuilling driving that truck on Friday.

Investigators said McQuilling admitted to shooting the man and hiding his body before taking the truck.

A gun matching the description of the one used in the shooting was also found.

Credit: Louisville Metro Corrections
Sara McQuilling

In addition to the murder charges, McQuilling is also facing abuse of corpse and theft by unlawful taking.  

The victim in the shooting has not been identified.

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