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Arrest made in 2019 homicide of LaPorscha Stringer near Fayette Mall

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Posted at 2:50 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 15:07:03-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — An arrest has been made in a 2019 homicide near Fayette Mall.

On Monday, police and the U.S. Marshals Service took 23-year-old Markeeta Campbell into custody. She has been charged with murder in the death of LaPorscha Stringer.

Stringer was shot while inside her car while leaving Fayette Mall in August 2019. According to witnesses, Stringer left in the mall and was stopped at a red light when a dark-colored car pulled alongside her vehicle. Multiple shots were fired from the suspect's vehicle. Stringer was taken to the hospital for treatment and died two days later.

Campbell is lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center.