Police make homicide arrest

A Lexington man is under arrest for the murder of his girlfriend. William R. Pomeroy, 45, is charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection with a homicide investigation that began Friday morning on Pinkney Drive.

Around 9:17 a.m. Friday, May 20, officers responded to a home in the 800-block of Pinkney Drive in reference to a missing person. The body of the victim, who has since been identified by the Fayette County Coroner as 43-year-old Amy Koegel, was located by officers in the backyard of a home where she lived with Mr. Pomeroy.

Family members reported last seeing Ms. Koegel on Wednesday evening.

Mr. Pomeroy turned himself in without incident Friday afternoon.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to call police at (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.

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