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Police tip leads to gruesome discovery behind Kentucky home

A Hardin County, Kentucky sheriff's deputy unfurls crime scene tape near the spot where a man's body was discovered recently buried behind an Elizabethtown home.

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ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — Authorities say a Kentucky woman helped her boyfriend kill her fiancé, who was buried in a shallow grave.

Hardin County Sheriff John Ward tells news outlets that deputies and Elizabethtown police acting on a tip Saturday found freshly disturbed dirt behind a home, and digging yielded a man's body.

According to an arrest report, 43-year-old Rick Fisher was found "sweating heavily" as he exited the wooded area where the body was found. He and 50-year-old Lisa Harvey were arrested.

Harvey's arrest report says she helped Fisher murder the man found buried, who was her fiancé. Fisher's arrest report says the couple gave conflicting stories.

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Fisher and Harvey are both charged with murder. It's unclear whether they have lawyers.

The victim's name hasn't been released. He will undergo an autopsy Monday.