Speigle Street homicide investigation

July 29 update –

A man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred earlier this week on Speigle Street. Lexington Police today arrested 20-year-old Isaac Suastequi, charging him with Complicity to Murder, Robbery 1st (2 counts) Tampering with Physical Evidence and Trafficking in Marijuana.

This investigation is ongoing and charges on additional suspects are expected.


The Lexington Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Monday evening which killed a 19-year-old.

Shortly after 7 p.m. Monday, July 27, officers were dispatched to the 400-block of Speigle Street for a shooting. Officers located a male Hispanic victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim has been identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office as Miguel Diaz, 19. 

Police continue to investigate and gather possible suspect information. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact police by calling (859) 258-3600.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by using a free P3 Tips app available at www.p3tips.com.  Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.