Homicide investigations

Detectives in the Lexington Police Department's Robbery/Homicide Unit handle death investigations for Lexington-Fayette County. They work closely with officers in Patrol, the Forensic Services Unit, other investigative units, and the public to help solve these crimes.

If you have information about a murder case, please call Lexington Police at (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020 or online at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

2020 homicides

No. Date Location Victim's Name Age Cause of Death Status of Case Suspect(s)
1 1/8/2020 Rambling Creek Dr Gregory Miller, Jr. 20 Gunshot CBA Jaquan St. Louis
2 1/31/2020 Lima Drive La Monte Sellers 31 Gunshot Open  
3 2/10/2020 Alexandria Drive Elaine Castillo 33   CBA Kevin Velasco-Gomez
4 2/11/2020 Nancy Hanks Rd Antwan Roberts 15 Gunshot Open  

 

Information about this chart

  • All victim names are released by the Fayette County Coroner's Office
  • Click on the address and/or suspect name for the most recent press release about the case
  • The Lexington Police Department does not name juvenile suspects
  • CBA = Cleared by Arrest; CBE = Cleared by Exception
  • Investigations determined to be unfounded / justifiable homicides are not included on this list
  • Suspects are named when investigators obtain a warrant or an arrest is made
  • Does not include the judicial outcome of a case

 

2019 homicides

No. Date Location Victim's Name Age Cause of Death Status of Case Suspect(s)
1 1/16/2019 Radcliffe Rd Demetrius Gordon 28 Sharp force trauma CBA Christina Young
2 1/17/2019 28XX Palumbo Dr Alisa Reed 17 Gunshot CBE  
3 1/26/2019 987 Winchester Rd Iesha Edwards 27 Gunshot CBA

James E. Ragland, II

Gaige Phillips

4 3/11/2019 628 Delzan James Terry 68 Gunshot CBA Larry M. Walters
5 3/18/2019 Kirk Court William Haskins 42 Gunshot Open  
6 3/24/2019 Race Street Adrian Sturgis 33 Gunshot CBA Mykel D. Smith
7 4/13/2019 W. 6th Street Aaron Coney 24 Gunshot CBA Damarcus Jones
8 4/23/2019 Skyview Ln David Kelm 46 Gunshot Open  

9

10

4/26/2019 Race Street Heather Grigsby

Shannon Goodwin

28

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Gunshot Open  
11 7/2/2019 W. Sixth Street Quatrell Kimble 22 Gunshot CBA David Williams
12 7/11/2019 Ballpark Drive Earl Parvin 42 Gunshot Open  
13 8/25/2019 Nicholasville Rd / Wilson Downing Rd LaPorscha Stringer 30 Gunshot Open  
14 9/3/2019 E. Reynolds Rd Nathaniel Shelby 19 Gunshot CBA Jah'Quez Crutchfield

Rafael Brewster

Moses Thompson
15 9/14/2019 Elm Tree Ln David Godbold 56 Sharp trauma Open  
16 9/15/2019 Florence Ave Carroll Martin 51 Gunshot Warrant Jeremy Jackson

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18

10/16/2019 Alexandria Dr

Marquis D. Harris

Sharmaine Carter

24

 

25

-- CBA Antonio Gaskin

19

20

10/19/2019

Winchester Rd and Seventh St

Dwayne Slaughter

Darrian Webb

18

18

Gunshot CBA

John Boulder

De'Shaun Armor

21 11/14/2019 Hollow Creek Rd Darius Bolden 22 Gunshot CBA Damarkus Hill
22 11/15/2019 Kingtree Ct Bryant Gaston 17 Gunshot CBA Juvenile suspect
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11/22/2019

(died 12/04/19)

Camelot Dr Wesley Carter, Jr. 28 Gunshot Open  
24 11/25/2019 Laredo Dr Abed Kadah 19 Gunshot Open  
25 11/27/2019 Harrodsburg Rd Robert C. Smith 37 Gunshot CBA Terrence Fister
26 12/10/2019 Osage Ct Damontrial D. Fulgham 23 Gunshot CBA

Jo'Qwan Jackson

John Boulder

Juvenile suspect

27

12/14/2019

(died 1/1/20)

Bayou Ct Michael Coyle 59 Blunt force trauma CBA

William Justus

Mervil Spencer, Jr.

28 12/24/2019 Transylvania Park Jonathan Meristil 21 Gunshot Open  
29 12/25/2019 Alexandria Dr Bertin Garcia-Jimenez 23 Gunshot Open  
30 12/29/2019 Augusta Court Donald Foster 57 Trauma CBA Anthony Asay

 

Information about this chart

  • All victim names are released by the Fayette County Coroner's Office
  • Click on the address and/or suspect name for the most recent press release about the case
  • The Lexington Police Department does not name juvenile suspects
  • CBA = Cleared by Arrest; CBE = Cleared by Exception
  • Investigations determined to be unfounded / justifiable homicides are not included on this list
  • Suspects are named when investigators obtain a warrant or an arrest is made
  • Does not include the judicial outcome of a case