Coroner releases cause of death in Lexington murder case

The Fayette County Coroner's Office released a cause of death for the Lexington man found dead Saturday in his home on Elsmere Park.

Doug Saylor, 66, died from "multiple sharp-force injuries," deputy coroner John McCarty said in a news release. No other details were provided.

The coroner's office did not release a cause of death when they identified Saylor on Saturday evening. However, his brother, Manchester Mayor George Saylor, said the family thought Doug Saylor had been stabbed with a kitchen knife.

Neighbors who went to his house to check on him found him lying on the blood-stained floor of his kitchen Saturday morning. Possible murder weapons were found at the scene, the coroner has said.

No arrests had been made Tuesday afternoon.

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