TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Arson Investigation and Arrest in Wayne County
Date of News Release: 04/24/2012
(LONDON, KY.) –– On Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at approximately 4:46 am the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a request for assistance, from the Monticello Fire Department, at a residential fire, with injury, on Hillard Avenue in Wayne County.
KSP Post 11 Arson Investigator, Detective Brian Lewis, responded to the scene and determined the fire at that residence was of accidental origin. Detective Lewis was then advised of another fire, that occurred at 1 am, at a residence across the street from the original complaint. Investigation into that fire, of an out-building, resulted in a determination the origin was Arson in nature and led to the arrest of Danny R. Denny, 45, of Monticello.
Denny was charged with Arson 3rd Degree and lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.
Anyone with information on any suspicious fire can call the Arson Hotline at 1-800-27-ARSON (1-800-272-7766) or the Kentucky State Police at 1-606-878-6622.
Detective Lewis is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by the Monticello Police Department and the Monticello Fire Department.