LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A woman found dead Monday was identified and a man arrested in her slaying, officials said.
The Fayette County Coroner's office said 33-year-old Elaine Costillo was pronounced dead after her body was found shortly after 10 a.m. Monday in a home in the 2200 block of Alexandria Drive.
Kentucky State Police said 25-year-old Kevin Velasco-Gomez was arrested in Simpson County on a murder warrant out of Lexington.
Officials described Velasco-Gomez as Costillo's boyfriend.
Coroner's officials said a cause of death has been confirmed but was not immediately being released pending an ongoing police investigation.
Shortly after 10 a.m. Monday, officers responded to a home in the 2200 block of Alexandria Drive, where a woman's body was found.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling 859-258-3600.