June 7, 2018 UPDATE – Investigators have identified a suspect in the 2016 shooting death of a Lexington woman. A warrant for Murder was served Thursday for Jarvis D. Garrett, 26, of Georgetown.
Garrett is accused of killing 46-year-old Stephanie Mullins in the early morning hours of August 7, 2016. Her body was located behind an apartment building on Cross Keys Road in the area of Wolf Run Park.
Detectives from the Lexington Police Department used witness statements and DNA evidence to identify Garrett as the shooter. Garrett is currently lodged in the Hart County Jail on an unrelated charge.
August 7, 2016 - The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide on Cross Keys Road.
While responding to a call in the 1000-block of Cross Keys Road early Sunday, August 7, 2016, officers discovered the body of an adult female behind an apartment building.
The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Fayette County Coroner's office and identified as Stephanie Anne Mullins, 46.
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.