An assault investigation in Lexington is now a homicide case.
Police say 26-year-old Franklin Arrnett assaulted his grandfather, Taylor "Rocky" Arnett, at a home on Anniston Drive back on December 9th.
The elderly man died today from his injuries.
Investigators say the two got into an argument over taking out the trash.
Franklin Arnett has pleaded not guilty to the assault, but officials tell 27 NEWSFIRST they now consider this a homicide.