UPDATE: Triple homicide case headed to grand jury in Lexington

Steven Wilson is accused of killing his wife and two adult daughters

Update from June 2, 2022:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington man accused of a triple homicide’s case now goes to a Fayette County Grand Jury after appearing in Fayette County District Court early Thursday morning.

In court, Wilson and his lawyer requested his case be waived to a grand jury instead of having a preliminary hearing. Wilson’s case will now be heard in Fayette County Circuit Court. That date has not been set yet.

Investigators say the 64-year-old shot and killed his wife and two adult daughters with a handgun at his home on Caywood Drive back on May 25th.

Wilson currently sits in the Fayette County Detention Center without bond, facing three charges of murder-domestic violence.

Update from May 26, 2022:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington man accused of killing his wife and two adult daughters at his home on Caywood Drive Wednesday afternoon pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Thursday in Fayette District Court.

64-year old Steven Wilson remains in the Fayette County Detention Center without bond on three charges of murder-domestic violence.

Police say they were called to the Wilson home around 4:00 p.m. to investigate a disorder with a gun.  Investigators say they found three women in the home with gunshot wounds.  All three were pronounced dead at the scene by Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn.

The victims were identified by the coroner’s office as 65-year old Lisa Wilson, 42-year old Bryonny Wilson and 38-year old Bronwyn Wilson.  He allegedly shot them with a handgun, according to investigators.

During Thursday’s court appearance, Wilson’s attorney requested that some evidence be preserved, which was granted by Judge Lindsey Thurston.  There was no discussion of a possible motive.

Wilson is due back in court for a preliminary hearing June 2, 2022.

 

Update from May  25, 2022:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Three women killed found shot in a Lexington home Wednesday afternoon in the 1100 block of Caywood Drive. The man accused of killing his wife and two adult daughters, Steven Wilson, is now charged with three counts of murder.

Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn says he responded to a scene where a man reportedly killed his wife, 65-year-old Lisa Wilson, and two daughters Bryonny, 42, and Bronwyn Wilson, 38.

“Anytime you find three females in one house and they’ve all suffered injuries of gunshot wounds by a family member, I mean that’s, it’s pretty disturbing,” says Ginn.

Some neighbors describe the man who lived there as ‘strange’, someone who didn’t socialize much with the rest of the street.

“You know, we pretty much know everybody here, it’s a pretty friendly neighborhood but he was kind of, you know, kind of stand-off-ish but I mean he never did or said anything out of the way,” says Frances James, a neighbor. “It’s really shocking that he chose to do this, really.”

James says she’s no stranger to sirens in the area but seeing the scene so close to her own home was a shock.

“He was not a real friendly person, however, he was a neighbor and we spoke. But they’re pretty saddened by it too, you know, it’s a neighbor,” says James. “It didn’t need to happen.”

The coroner says he wasn’t able to determine at the scene whether the women sustained any other injuries besides multiple gunshot wounds. The coroner’s report says official cause of death is pending autopsy.

There was no comment on whether Steve Wilson was injured.

Update from May 25, 2022:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)  – A man has been arrested in connection to the death of his wife and two adult daughters. According to the Fayette County Detention Center, Steven Wilson is charged with three counts of murder domestic violence.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office has released the names of the three women killed as Lisa Wilson, age 65; Bryonny Wilson, age 42; and Bronwyn Wilson, age 38.

Original story below from May 25, 2022:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department is investigating a triple homicide that occurred on Caywood Drive. According to police, at around 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2022, officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Caywood Drive for a report of a disorder with a gun. When officers arrived, they located three victims suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims a 65-year-old female, a 42-year-old female, and a 38-year-old female were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators say anyone with information about this case is asked to call Lexington Police at (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.

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