Death investigation in Lexington now considered a homicide

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- Investigators are now calling a death investigation at a home near downtown Lexington a homicide.

Police tell us a man was found with a gunshot wound late Monday afternoon at a home on Silver Maple Way, between East Fourth and East Fifth.

On Tuesday, the coroner identified the victim as 54-year-old Glenn Roderick Sanford. Friends and neighbors called him Reverend Rod.

"Reverend Rod was a great neighbor. He was very friendly. He gave to the community a lot. He would give away food. He took in people who needed a place to stay," said neighbor Patricia Cecil.

Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn says Sanford's death is being investigated as a homicide.

Police have not released many details about what may have happened. No arrests have been made so far.

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