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Coroner Locates Deceased Man’s Next Of Kin

Posted at 8:39 AM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 08:39:49-04

UPDATE: As of 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, the coroner’s office was able to locate relatives of Leroy Harris.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Fayette County Coroner needs the public’s assistance in finding relatives of a man who died at the University of Kentucky Medical Center last Tuesday.

Leroy Harris resided on Maple Avenue in Lexington until being admitted to Fountain Circle Nursing Home in Winchester. He was born on June 30, 1945. He died of natural causes at UK Medical Center on June 4, 2019, at age 73.

He was a ward of the state and had no next of kin listed. The coroner said he possibly has a son named Robert Harris.

Anyone with any information about relatives of Mr. Leroy Harris should contact Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn at 859-455-5700.