Ohio authorities arrest man in connection with April homicide inside Iroquois Park

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Metro Police say an arrest has been made nearly 9 months after a homicide in Iroquois Park.

Spokeswoman Alicia Smiley says Ohio State Police arrested Leslie Winfrey around midnight Sunday on a warrant of indictment for the murder of 26-year-old Darryl King Jr.

Leslie Winfrey mugshot

Leslie Winfrey mugshot

Lorain County Sheriff’s Office

King was killed on April 4 on Rundhill Road inside the park near the basketball courts.

King’s family recently spoke with WHAS11 News pleading for a break in the case.

“We just want to find peace,” King’s mother Yvonne Rankins said. “We’re just asking for some kind of justice.”

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Police didn’t share any other details on the arrest.

It’s unclear when Winfrey will be extradited to Kentucky.

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