TFC Jay Thomas
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Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Update to the Fire in Fulton, KY Claims Two Lives - Bodies Have Been Identified
Date of News Release 12/15/04
(FULTON, KY.) Detectives with the Kentucky State Police have identified the two bodies found Sunday mornings house fire. On December 12, 2004 at 2:50 AM, the Water Valley Fire Department responded to a fully engulfed house fire on U.S. 45, 2miles North of Fulton in Hickman County.
Jim Berry, the Hickman County Coroner, has identified the two victims as Irvin Ingram, 74 year-of-age, and Karen Scott, 38 years-of-age. An autopsy was performed on December 14, 2004 and it was determined the two died of smoke inhalation.
Investigators have not determined the cause of the fire, but foul play is not suspected. The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police Detectives Sam Steger and Frank Gresham.