Lexington police are asking for your help to solve a homicide case and catch a man charged with being a persistent felony offender.
If you have information about either the Crime of the Week or the Suspect of the Week, do not try to take action on your own. Call Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or at 1-877-970-2020. To place a free call on an AT&T Wireless phone, press *2020.
Crime of the Week:
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At about 3 p.m. July 6, 2014, police received a call about shots fired in the area of Goodloe and Race streets. When officers arrived, they found the body of Amanda Franco, above, on the front porch of 223 Race Street. She had sustained gunshot wounds to her torso and head. Police are asking for your help to solve this homicide case.
Suspect of the Week:
The suspect of the week is Allen Burgess, a 21-year-old black man who is 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 175 pounds. He is wanted for being a felon in possession of a handgun and being a persistent felony offender.