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One arrested in connection to Newtown Court shooting

Posted at 10:42 PM, Jul 28, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington Police Department has arrested 46-year-old Dontate Burruss in connection to the shooting death of James A. White.

The shooting death occurred on June 23 outside a local motel on Newtown Court.

Burruss has been charged with Murder and Robbery 1st Degree and is currently lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center.

Lexington Police are still searching for Darica Lynem, 41, in connection to White's death.

Anyone with knowledge of Lynem’s whereabouts is asked to call police. Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or at www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com [bluegrasscrimestoppers.com].