Murder of Aaron Leach

Murder of Aaron Leach
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Victim Aaron Leach
Location1544 Lindy Ln, Lexington, KY 40505, USA[1]
Coordinates38°02′24″N 84°28′00″W / 38.040070°N 84.466590°W / 38.040070; -84.466590
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DateAugust 24, 2020
Attack type
VictimsAaron Leach, 32-year-old white male
AssailantJameel Elias Cox, 28-year-old black male

Aaron Leach was a 32-year-old white male who was murdered in his home by Jameel Cox, a 28-year-old black male who entered his home to commit theft.[2]

Jameel Cox
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Criminal charge
  • Murder[2]
  • Robbery in the 1st degree
  • Tampering with physical evidence


On August 24, 2020, Jameel Cox entered victim Aaron Leach's residence to commit a theft.[2] During the theft, Cox intentially killed Leach, and upon leaving the scene, discarded evidence of the crime in a dumpster.[2]