Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Perry County Man Dies in House Fire
Date of News Release: 12/02/2010
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On December 1, 2010 Perry County 911 notified Kentucky State Police Post 13 Hazard en reference to human remains being located in a house fire in the Combs community of Perry County.
The remains of Oscar Roberts age 67 were located in his burned out residence after the fire was extinguished by fire personnel. The victim's body has been sent to the state medical examiner's office to determine the cause of death. No foul play is suspected at this time. Detective Clayton Stamper, Arson Investigator James Burnett, and the State Fire Marshall are continuing the investigation.