LPD investigating a May 2018 death as a homicide

Lexington Police detectives have updated a May 2018 death investigation following the Medical Examiner ruling the cause of death of 24-year-old Abraham Piedra as a homicide. 

On Sunday May 13, 2018 around 7:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2000-block of  Daniel Court reference an unresponsive 24-year-old male Hispanic. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, later identified as Piedra, deceased inside of his apartment.  The Fayette County Coroner responded to the scene and determined that the circumstances of the death were suspicious.

Investigators have no suspect description at this time. Anyone with 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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