Karen Rae Greenup, 57, of Georgetown, was found dead in a home on Warwick Court in Lexington Monday evening.

Her boyfriend, James A. Aubrey, 56, was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder, evidence tampering, and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, police said. He is being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.

Greenup’s body was discovered by police when they were called to the house for a welfare check. She was assaulted by Aubrey, police said.

 

Mike Scogin can be reached at mscogin@news-graphic.com.

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