Suspect in June Lexington murder arrested


Danzell Cruse.(Fayette Co. Detention Center)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – A suspect in a deadly shooting in Lexington has been arrested.

According to the Lexington Police Department, Danzell Cruse was found and arrested in Frankfort on Thursday.

Police say Cruse is the suspect in the June shooting death of 38-year-old Jocko Diante Green, of Lexington, outside an apartment complex off Winnie Street.

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Cruse is currently in the Franklin County Regional Jail on charges of murder and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

Anyone with additional 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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