LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Coroner’s Office says a man found dead following a fire in Lexington was the victim of homicide.
The coroner has identified the victim as 28-year-old Demetrius Gordon.
Gordon died as a result of “sharp force trauma,” according to the coroner.
Firefighters responded to a fire at Gordon’s home on Wednesday around 2 p.m.
They arrived to find the detached garage on fire.
Gordon’s body was found after the fire was put out.
Firefighters say they put out a second small fire inside the home.