UPDATE: 2 charged in woman’s death, victim ID’ed

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UPDATE, POSTED 11:45 A.M. TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police has charged two 19-year-olds in connection with a murder that happened Monday at 2853 Majestic View Walk.

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Dalton Carpenter, of Paris, Ky., and his girlfriend Jessica Hoskins, of Cynthiana, Ky., are

Jessica Hoskins/Clay County Detention Center

each charged with auto theft. Carpenter also has active warrants for murder and tampering with physical evidence that will be served Tuesday.

Hoskins lived at a home in Lexington owned by 56-year-old Sabel Jallow who was found dead at 11:32 a.m. Monday.

Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn died from “sharp force injuries.” although he did not detail the weapon used.

Police said the investigation found Hoskins and Carpenter were involved in an altercation with the Jallow. Carpenter is accused of causing traumatic injuries to the victim, killing her.

The two suspects fled to Manchester, Kentucky, where they were found in possession of the victim’s vehicle.

The Manchester Police Department and Clay County Sheriff’s Office assisted Lexington Police in this investigation.

Carpenter and Hoskins are currently lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.

Fender Funeral Director of Lexington is in charge of arrangements for Jallow.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED 4:45 P.M. MONDAY, AUG. 31, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Majestic View Walk.

Around 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31, officers responded to a residence on Majestic View where the 56-year-old female homeowner was found deceased. The circumstances surrounding the victim’s death are suspicious.

Investigators are currently following up on leads in this case and believe this was an isolated incident in which the victim possibly knew her attacker.

The victim’s name will be released by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 tips app available at www.p3tips.com.