UPDATE: Second man arrested in relation to Maxwelton Court homicide and assault


Austin J. Adams, 22, was arrested Friday, March 30, 2018, in relation to the Maxwelton Court homicide and assault investigation. Photo taken from Boyd County Detention Center inmate list. 

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A second man has been arrested as part of the investigation into the Maxwelton Court homicide and assault. 

READ: Man arrested, charged with murder in Maxwelton Court homicide case

Austin J. Adams, 22, was arrested on Friday by Ashland Police Department officers, according to Lexington Police Department Public Information Officer Brenna Angel. 

Adams is currently lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center and is charged with Complicity to Assault 1st. 

On Sunday, UKPD responded to a car crash into a university-owned building on Maxwelton Court. It was determined on Monday that the two individuals in the car had been assaulted before the collision. The first arrest, of 24-year-old Chase W. Helvey, was made Thursday.