TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Fire/Death Investigation in Wayne County
Date of News Release: 02/11/2008
(London, KY) - On Monday February 11, 2008 at approximately 5:28 AM, the Kentucky State Police, London Post, was notified by the Wayne County 911 of a residential fire scene on Thompson Lane in Monticello, KY.
Upon arrival KSP Detective Doug Boyd and KSP Arson Investigator Detective Henry Nunn determined the suspected origin of the fire was electrical in nature. The age of the home was estimated to be approximately 100 years old.
The fire, which claimed the life of the resident, Irene P. Thompson, 46, of Monticello is still under investigation by Detective Boyd.
Detective Boyd was assisted, at the scene, by Detective Henry Nunn, the Monticello Police Department, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and the State Fire Marshall's Office.