Lexington currently has 35 unsolved murders from 2021 and 2022

According to publicly available crime data, Lexington has at least 35 unsolved murders for 2021 and 2022 alone. 2022 is on a pace to be more violent than 2021, as well, with what feels like a new shooting every week. There are many proposed solutions to stop the violence, but none seems to have been effective yet. You can see the names of the victims below.

2022 homicides

2021 homicides

Information about this chart

  • All victim names are released by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office
  • Click on the address and/or suspect name for the most recent press release about the case
  • The Lexington Police Department does not name juvenile suspects
  • CBA = Cleared by Arrest; CBE = Cleared by Exception
  • Investigations determined to be unfounded / justifiable homicides are not included on this list
  • Suspects are named when investigators obtain a warrant or an arrest is made
  • Does not include the judicial outcome of a case