TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Death Investigation in Christian County
Date of News Release: 12/01/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - On Saturday, November 29, 2008, The Kentucky State Police Post 2 received a request for assistance in locating a subject by the name of Daniel Burns. The State Police, along with Christian County Sheriff's Department, had officers out searching for Mr. Burns. At some point during the investigation, a civilian on horseback stopped Trooper Michael Dennis, and advised him he located a vehicle on a trail on the Pennyrile State Park. Officers responded to the location and found Mr. Burns deceased. An autopsy will be performed on November 30, 2008, in Louisville, KY, by the Medical Examiner's Office. The Kentucky State Police is conducting a Death Investigation; led by Detective Dan Morck.