Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Fire Claims One Life in Knott County
Date of News Release: 11/06/2008
(Hazard, KY) - On 11/06/08 at approximately 09:58am Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a 911 call of a possible house fire in the Mousie Community of Knott County.
EMS arrived at the scene to find a fire at the residence of Roy Short. The fire was contained and minimal damage was sustained. Roy Short age 67 of Mousie was found on the front porch area with fatal injuries. The Knott County Coroner pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. The body has been taken to the State Medical Examiners Office for an autopsy. No foul play is suspected and the investigation is continuing by Det. Chris Collins.