2017 homicide investigations

If you have information about a murder case, please contact the Lexington Police Department by calling (859) 258-3600.

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No. Date Location Victim's Name Age Cause of Death Status of Case Suspect(s)
1 1/14/2017 500-block E. Third St Robert L. Cowan, Jr. 38 Gunshot Open  
2 1/18/2017 Belmont/Preakness Dr Robert S. Durrum 15 Gunshot CBA *Juvenile*
3 2/3/2017 400-block Whispering Hills Dr Tiffany Duiguid 32 Gunshot CBE (murder/suicide) Keith Plaster
4 2/25/2017 500-block Chestnut St John D. Moffett 48 Gunshot CBA Jesse Ray Nance, Jr.
5 5/7/2017 100-block Lakeshore Dr Jordan Yeast 26 Gunshot CBA Courtney D. Kidd
6 5/22/2017 S. Broadway Justin Jenkins 19 Gunshot CBA Dylan Capps
7 5/22/2017 1100-block Anderson St William "Josh" Cole 26 Gunshot CBA Chanse Robertson
8 5/28/2017 Honey Jay Court Devontae Edwards 19 Gunshot Open  
9 7/1/2017 400-block Martin Luther King Blvd Tyler D. Williams 18 Gunshot Open  
10 7/22/2017 300-block Race St Charles Shryock 29 Gunshot CBA

Jemel Barber
Marvell Lacy

*Juvenile*
*Juvenile*
*Juvenile*

11 7/23/2017 1400-block Versailles Rd Tyrece Clark 40 Gunshot CBA Jemel Barber
Durease Richards
12 7/31/2017 1900-block Greenleaf Dr Austin Murphy 29 Gunshot CBA Curtis Flora
13 8/5/2017 Augusta Court Theodore Custard 55 Sharp force injuries CBA Timothy Fogle
14 8/5/2017 S. Locust Hill Dr Sean Howard 19 Gunshot CBA *Juvenile*
15 8/12/2017 E. Second St/Eastern Ave Steven Earl Robinson, Jr. 35 Gunshot CBA Mako Greer
16 8/17/2017 100-block Loudon Ave Adan Perez Mejia 25 Gunshot CBA David K. Trent
17 9/2/2017 400-block E. Sixth St Floyd Dunn III 16 Gunshot CBA

*Juvenile*

*Juvenile*

*Juvenile*

18 9/3/2017 2800 Alumni Dr Jerome Wadsworth 28 Gunshot CBA Timothy Ganther, Jr.
19 9/10/2017 4000-block Mooncoin Way Antwain Hayes 37 Stabbing CBA Tonisha Hendrickson

20

21

9/14/2017 400-block Blue Sky Pkwy

Male victim #1

Male victim #2

29

27

-- CBE  
22 9/25/2017 900-block Holly Springs Dr Leon Hignite 76 Blunt force injuries CBA Carol Hignite
23 10/1/2017 700-block E. Loudon Ave Meghan Acord 37 Trauma from assault CBA Valenti Ware

24

10/9/2017 100-block Codell Dr

Karina Gutierrez

38 Blunt force trauma CBA Jose Antonio Rivera
25 10/21/2017 500-block Hollow Creek Rd Kevin Huff 27 Sharp force injuries Open  

26

10/26/2017 2000-block Jeffrey Ct

Anthony B. Carter

51 Gunshot CBA Robert McKissic
27 10/26/2017 1000-block Winburn Dr Kimberly D. Dayton 37 Asphyxiation Open  

28

12/26/2017 5900-block Tates Creek Rd

Rachel Preston

39 Gunshot wounds CBA Lawrence Westbrook III

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

 

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