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Update to the Structure Fire & Death Investigation in Crittenden County

Date of News Release: 08/02/2010

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- The victim of the fatal fire has been identified. The victim is Glenda J. Tinsley, age 47 of Marion, KY. An autopsy was performed today at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville. Ms. Tinsley died from smoke inhalation. The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police.

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Date of News Release: 08/02/2010

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On August 1, 2010, Kentucky State Police responded to the scene of a structure fire on Wilson Farm Road. Upon arrival officers learned that a subject was trapped inside of the structure, that was fully engulfed. Once the fire was extinguished the victim was located and pronounced dead the Crittenden County Coroners Office. The investigation is ongoing by the Kentucky State Police and the Kentucky Fire Marshal's Office. An autopsy was conducted on August 2, 2010 at State Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville. No further information is available at this time and the identity of the victim is pending results of the autopsy. When positive identification is made and updated press release will be sent.

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