Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Two Dead in Owen County House Fire
Date of News Release: 10/19/2012
(Owenton, KY) – Two people are dead after an early morning house fire in Owen County. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call on the fire at 5:25 this morning. Preliminary investigation points to the kitchen as the location the fire started. Brock Morgan, 31 years old from Greensburg, IN, was pronounced dead at the scene. A two year old child also died at the scene. The mother of the child, 30 year old Katherine Perry from Owenton, KY, was flown by PHI, Inc. to the University of Cincinnati Hospital for life threatening injuries.
Detective Tim Moore is leading the ongoing investigation. Detective Moore was assisted at the scene by the Owen County Sheriff's Department, Owen County Fire Department, Owen County Life Squad, and the New Liberty Fire Department.