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Prosecutors to seek death sentence in kidnapping, slaying case, body found in car


ELIZABETHTOWN, Kentucky — Prosecutors plan to seek a death sentence if they convict a man of a kidnapping and slaying that ended with a body being found in a car.

The News Enterprise reported ( ) that the Hardin County Commonwealth's Attorney filed a notice in the case of 24-year-old Octavio Correa to make it a capital case.

Correa and 31-year-old Tiffany Hodges are charged with murder in the July death 47-year-old Saul Alvarado Flores of Munfordville.

Police say Correa kidnapped the person from a home in Munfordville and drove to Glendale in the victim's car in July. Police say Hodges said she helped Correa bind the victim and wrap him in a blanket and also told police she saw Correa shoot the victim in the head.

Correa and Hodges are being held at the Hardin County Detention Center in lieu of a $1 million cash bond.

Information from: The News-Enterprise,

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