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Kentucky Mayor finds woman hiding in his cellar

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky mayor says he’s trying to figure out how a woman ended up in his cellar.

Bowling Green mayor Bruce Wilkerson says he found the woman last week, after hearing noises and smelling cigarette smoke outside a home he’s renovating.

When he checked the cellar, he says he found flecks of blood on the doors and a bag with women’s leggings.

He went back to the cellar after the electricity went out – and found a young woman with dark hair.

The mayor says the woman said she was “hiding from someone” before running off.

The mayor says he went public with the story before a story came out suggesting he had a lady locked in his cellar.

Police haven’t identified the cellar-dwelling suspect.

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