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KSP Investigates Fatal Fire in Lincoln County

Date of News Release: 01/06/2015

(Stanford, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Post 7 in Richmond is investigating a fatal fire that occurred yesterday in Lincoln County.

On Monday, January 5, 2015 at 7:48 am, KSP Post 7 was called and requested to investigate a residential fire that was believed to have taken the life of the resident at 1220 N. Maywood Road in Stanford, KY. KSP Personnel and members from the Lincoln County Fire Department searched the residence after the fire was extinguished, and located a body deceased in the remains.

Daniel M. Bailey, 54 years old of Stanford, was located inside the residence and pronounced deceased by the Lincoln County Coroner.

The origin of the fire and the cause of death are still under investigation.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Arson Detective Pat Alford. He was assisted at the scene by the State Fire Marshall's Office, Lincoln County Fire Department, and the Lincoln County Coroner.