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UPDATE: Coroner says woman found dead in Lexington died of gunshot wound

Posted at 5:12 AM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 12:20:15-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Fayette County Coroner's officer said Friday that woman found dead late Thursday died of a gunshot wound.

Lexington police said a family member found 35-year old Crystal Howard of Lexington dead late Thursday.

Her body was in a residence along Shaftsbury Road on the city's northeast side.

Howard's death was ruled a homicide.

Officials said they were talking to several people about the case, but did not describe them as suspects or witnesses.