Victoria Way homicide investigation

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in an apartment on Victoria Way. Last Friday, October 2, police discovered the body of 62-year-old Ava Creech inside her home.

The victim had been deceased for some time and it took several days for the Fayette County Coroner’s Office to positively identify her. Her death was determined to be a homicide.

Lexington Police continues to investigate this case and it appears the victim may have known her attacker.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at, or through the P3 tips app available at