Coroner: Homicide investigation in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Coroner’s Office is investigating a homicide that happened early Saturday morning.

37-year-old Myron Wilkerson was found at 7th Street and Dakota Street, according to the coroner’s office. They report he was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he died around 2 a.m.

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Officials say his death is being investigated as a homicide.

An autopsy is underway.

This is Lexington’s first homicide of 2018.