Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Death Investigation in Barren County
Date of News Release: 04/04/2011
(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- On Monday, April 4, 2011, at 6:19 p.m., the Kentucky State Police, Post 3 Bowling Green was contacted by the Barren County Sheriff's Office regarding a small house fire. The fire was located at 825 Howser Road, Smiths Grove, Barren County, Kentucky. Upon entering the residence, a female body was located inside the residence. The female was identified as Colleen Shabeeb, age 63. An autopsy is scheduled on April 5, 2011, at the Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville, Kentucky. No further information is being released at this time. The investigation is under the direction of Detective Chad Winn and Arson Investigator's David West and he being assisted by Kentucky State Police Detectives, State Fire Marshall's Office, Barren County Coroner's Office, and the Barren/Metcalfe EMS.