Lexington police arrest two in connection with 2020 murder of star basketball player

Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 12:18 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Two people have been charged in connection with a 2020 Lexington murder.

Police say they arrested 22-year-old Tayte Patton and 19-year-old Antonio Turner for the August 2020 shooting death of Mykel Waide.

Waide had just graduated from Tates Creek High School where he was a star player on the basketball team.

Patton and Turner are facing charges of murder and wanton endangerment.

Both suspects are being held in the Fayette County Detention Center on $750,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online at, or through the P3 tips app available at

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