Ballpark Drive homicide investigation

The Lexington Police Department has launched a homicide investigation after a man was found deceased on Ballpark Drive.

Around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, July 11, officers responded to the 300-block of Ballpark Drive for a report of a person down. The body of a man who had suffered an apparent gunshot wound was located in the roadway. The victim has been identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office as 42-year-old Earl Parvin of Lexington.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Lexington 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