2010 homicide investigations

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


12/01/2009* 36XX Appian Way

Brandon L. Hearst

20 Gunshot Open  
2 1/25/2010 25XX Larkin Rd Carlos Alejandro Castillo-Godoy 24 Gunshot CBA Carlos A. Taylor
3 3/15/2010* 4XX E. Fifth St Gregory Gross 33 Blunt Force Trauma CBA Charles H. Dunson
4 4/02/2010 I-75 & N. Broadway Edgar T. Hurst 50 Blunt Force Trauma CBA Timothy S. Meskimen
5 4/20/2010 18XX McCullough Drive Doni’sha Vacuad Lewis 2 Blunt Force Trauma CBA Robin P. Waddy
6 4/29/2010 N. Limestone & Alabama Bryan Durman 27 Hit & Run CBA Glenn R. Doneghy
7 5/27/2010 6XX Lombardy Dr Christopher M. Brogli 20 Stabbing CBA Rio D'Marcus Brown
8 6/04/2010 Elsmere Alley & 6th St Stephen D. Kavanaugh 33 Gunshot CBA Terrence Sims
9 6/09/2010 14XX Meadowthorpe Dr Umi Southworth 44 Blunt Force Trauma CBA Donald Southworth
10 7/25/2010 14XX Village Dr Gustavo Martinez 25 Stabbing Warrant Florentino Vasquez Hernandez
11 8/15/2010 20XX Russell Cave Rd Victor Martin 39 Gunshot CBA Sidney L. Williams
12 8/22/2010 19XX Spring Station Rd Derek J. Cooper 2 Asphyxiation CBA Brandon C. Fraley
13 9/19/2010 Kenton St Jerry W. Waugh 29 Gunshot CBA Darnell Farrier
14 9/20/2010 32XX Durango Dr Dominic Stephens 10 months Blunt Force Trauma CBA Christopher R. Mitchell
15 10/10/2010 19XX Oxford Circle Perry J. Shaw 49 Blunt Force Trauma


Travis S. Hurd
16 11/29/2010 Hedgewood Court Darryl D. Carter, Jr. 22 Gunshot CBA Elzandrae Warren
17 11/30/2010 6XX Nakomi Dr Verdis K. Pennington, Jr.  50 Gunshot CBA Verdis K. Pennington III
18 12/18/2010 17XX Alexandria Drive Ricardo D. Cole 29 Gunshot CBA

Kenneth Wadkins

Joseph Richardson

19 12/28/2010 4XX N. Limestone Kerry L. Mitchell 35 Blunt Force Trauma CBA Patrick Deon Ragland

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