Police investigating Smith Street homicide

March 13 UPDATE – A man wanted for a fatal shooting has been arrested. Seantel Watson turned himself in at Lexington Police headquarters Friday morning and was served a warrant for Murder in the death of Larry Rose, Jr.


The Lexington Police Department is investigating the case of a man found deceased.  On Friday, March 6, officers responded to the 400-block of Smith Street to investigate shots fired.  The victim, Larry S. Rose, Jr., 44, was located with an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office.

Through the course of the investigation a warrant has been issued for Seantel Wilone Watson, 32, for Murder.  Anyone with information about Watson’s whereabouts is asked to contact police by calling (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 at (859) 253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.