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Death Investigationin Flemingsburg, KY

Date of News Release: 01/11/2016

(Flemingsburg, KY) - At 2:25 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2016 Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead responded to the scene of a fatal structure fire at 76 Gulley Drive in Flemingsburg, Kentucky. Kenneth Wayne Hester, age 76, of Flemingsburg was located deceased in the residence. Lena Hitch, age 67, of Flemingsburg was transported to Fleming County Hospital and later airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for treatment. The incident remains under investigation by Trooper Brent Sparks and Detective Shane Barnes.