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 can be submitted through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020 or online at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

2021 homicides

No. Date Location Victim's Name Age Cause of Death Status of Case Suspect(s)
1 1/9/2021 Cove Lake Dr John Harris 28 Gunshot Open  
2 1/21/2021 (died 2/4/21) Breckenridge St Wesley Brown III 32 Gunshot Open  
3 1/23/2021 N. Upper St Dominico Cloyd 18 Gunshot Open  
4 1/25/2021 (died 2/25/21) Harvard Drive Kobe Persley 20 Gunshot Open  
5 1/30/2021 Alumni Drive Bryan Green 26 Gunshot CBA Juanyah Clay
6 1/31/2021 Vine Street Lonnie Oxendine 22 Gunshot CBA Jacouri Burns
7 2/9/2021 Dakota St Lazarus Parker 38 Gunshot CBA (KSP case) Cecil Russell / Martae Shanks
8 3/4/2021 De Porres Ave Jesse Averitt 28 Gunshot Open  
9 3/11/2021 Augusta Drive Montaye Mullins 18 Gunshot CBA *Juvenile suspect* / Michael Roland
10 4/7/2021 Dalton Ct Lowell Washington 35 Gunshot Open  
11 4/7/2021 Colchester Dr Herbie Booker 20 Gunshot Open  
12 4/9/2021 Winchester Rd Cyrus Davis 35 Gunshot Open  
13 4/18/2021 Alumni Dr Hayden Nash 17 Gunshot CBA *Juvenile suspect*
14 4/18/2021 Pennebaker Dr Devante Bell 28 Gunshot CBA Carl Munford
15 5/9/2021 Florence Avenue Mar'Quevion Leach 17 Gunshot Open  
16 6/8/2021 Hedgewood Ct Shon Davis 28 Gunshot Open  
17 6/9/2021 Winchester Rd Ali Robinson 43 Gunshot CBA Kamond Taylor
18 6/17/2021 Winnie St Jocko Green 38 Gunshot CBA Danzell Cruse
19 6/19/2021 W. Short St Raymar Webb 30 Gunshot Warrants Brandon Dockery
20 7/4/2021 Danielle Ln

Shaquille Newby

27

Gunshot

Open  
21 7/4/2021 Danielle Ln Tyler Sandusky 26 Gunshot Open  
22 7/20/2021 Lancelot Ln Daymarcus Williams 14 Gunshot CBA *Juvenile Suspect*
23 8/2/2021 Delong Road Jamar Patterson Jr 22 Gunshot Open  
24 8/13/2021 Ohio Street Cameron Martin 27 Gunshot Open  
25 8/22/2021 S. Broadway Jaimesha S. Beattie 22 Gunshot  Open  
26 8/22/2021 Pemberton Ln Berkley Parks 17 Gunshot CBA *Juvenile Suspect*
27 9/3/2021 Chestnut St Tony Lyvers 41 Gunshot Open  
28 10/5/2021 Liberty Rd Jayontai A. McCann 23 Gunshot  Open  
29 10/13/2021 Centre Parkway Andre L. Holloway 45 Gunshot Open  
30 10/25/2021 Nickwood Trail John T. Abner 31 Blunt Force CBA Benjamin Call
31 10/28/2021 Breathitt Ave Sergio Villarados 17 Gunshot Open  
32 11/5/2021 W. Main St Jesse Jimenez 32 Gunshot Open

 

33 11/20/2021 E. Fifth St Pietro Swain 28 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

 

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 Sharp trauma CBA Kevin Velasco-Gomez
4 2/11/2020 Nancy Hanks Rd Antwan Roberts 15 Gunshot Open  
5 2/20/2020 Shaftsbury Rd Crystal Howard 35 Gunshot CBA Joseph Gonzalez
6 3/3/2020 Fairmont Ct Robert Clay 63 -- CBA Quentin Love
7 3/6/2020 Smith St Larry Rose, Jr. 44 Gunshot CBA Seantel Watson
8 3/29/2020 Second Street Zion Clark 20 Gunshot Open  
9 4/5/2020 Rand Ave Richard B. Williams 54 Gunshot Open  
10 4/21/2020 Hedgewood Court Ladonya Bennett 16 Gunshot CBA *juvenile suspect*
11 5/27/2020 Augusta Drive Lowell A. Johnson 55 Gunshot CBA *juvenile suspect*
12 5/28/2020 Augusta Drive Bruce Trice 58 Gunshot CBA *juvenile suspect*
13 6/10/2020 Martha Court Eugenia Keens 48 Blunt force trauma CBA Jacquetta Perry
14 6/16/2020 Atiya Place Gregory L. Fisher 30 Gunshot CBA Cameren Fisher
15 6/23/2020 Newtown Court James A. White 40 Gunshot CBA

Dontate Burruss

Darica Lynem

16 7/11/2020 Chestnut Street Darrell Price 31 Gunshot CBA Anthony King
17 7/27/2020 Speigle Street Miguel Diaz 19 Gunshot CBA Isaac Suastequi
18 7/27/2020 Warwick Court Karen Rae Greenup 57 Trauma CBA James Aubrey
19 7/28/2020 N. Broadway Angel Marcum 26 Gunshot CBE Antoine James
20 8/16/2020 Newtown Pike Mykel Waide 18 Gunshot Open  
21 8/21/2020 McClain Drive Micheal Proctor 17 Gunshot CBA *juvenile suspect*
22 8/23/2020 Nicholasville Rd Kenneth Bottoms, Jr. 17 Gunshot CBA Xavier Hardin
23 8/23/2020 Centre Pkwy Patrick Stover 19 Gunshot CBA Jarred Lockard
24 8/24/2020 Lindy Ln Aaron Leach 32 Gunshot CBA Jameel Cox
25 8/31/2020 Majestic View Walk Sabel Jallow 56 -- CBA Dalton Carpenter
26 9/29/2020 Larkwood Drive Daniel Nantz 38 Gunshot Warrant Dana Caldwell
27 10/2/2020 Victoria Way Ava Creech 62 -- CBA William P. Brown
28 10/21/2020 Fifth Street Alice Carter 82 Gunshot Open  
29 11/05/2020 Nicholasville Rd Jermaine Barber 23 Gunshot CBA Jessin Stateman
30 11/20/2020 Wrenn Court Akeem Lyvers 24 Gunshot CBA Raekwon Burse
31 11/20/2020 Winchester Rd DeShawn Jimerson 37 Gunshot CBA Theodrick Tillman
32 11/29/2020 Payne St Madilyn Grisham 20 Gunshot Open  
33 12/23/2020 Centre Pkwy Ocean Moore 9 months   CBA Sammantha Moore
34 12/28/2020 Woodhill Drive Jaquis Ray 20 Gunshot CBA Caelan Gills

 

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