2009 homicide investigations

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No. Date Location Victim's Name Age Cause of Death Status of Case Suspect(s)


1/01/2009 3XX Southpoint Dr

Robert J. McAlpin

27 Gunshot CBA Steven Wigginton
2 1/02/2009* 14XX Anniston Dr Taylor Arnett 78 Blunt Force Trauma CBA Franklin T. Arnett
3 3/05/2009 1XX Lexington Green Christopher Tolliver 31 Gunshot CBA Toby R. Lasure
4 3/11/2009 2XX Lakeshor Dr Jeffrey Wilburn 48 Gunshot CBA Latarra Martin
5 4/29/2009 5XX Bishop Dr Lavena Gibson 25 Gunshot CBA Edward M. Stokley
6 5/27/2009 19XX August Dr Charles E. Sowers 71 Blunt Force Trauma Open  
7 6/09/2009 8XX E. High St Thomas Reynolds 76 Blunt Force Trauma CBA Melissa Mondelli
8 6/09/2009 20XX Leestown Rd Jose Donato-Jimenez 38 Gunshot CBA Brian McGuire
9 6/13/2009 5XX E. Third St Dwayne K. Johnson 20 Gunshot CBA Tyjuan D. L. Pearson
10 9/11/2009 5XX W. Short St Amanda Ross 29 Gunshot CBA Stephen R. Nunn
11 9/12/2009 7XX Aurora Ave Liese J. Carr 53 Stabbing CBA Roderick Blincoe
12 9/13/2009 New Circle & N Broadway Michael S. Hanley 19 Gunshot CBA William S. Thornton
13 11/23/2009 20XX Dorset Dr Ali O. Shalash 17 Gunshot CBA Juvenile
14 12/28/2009

6th St & Toner St

Brannon S. Winn 24 Gunshot CBA Dedric J. Brown

Information about this chart

  • All victim names are released by the Fayette County Coroner's Office
  • Click on address and/or suspect name for 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 not included
  • Suspects are named when investigators obtain a warrant or an arrest is made
  • Does not include judicial outcome of case