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KSP Investigates Fatal House Fire in Pike County

Date of News Release: 01/27/2016

(Elkhorn City, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post was called at approximately 11:52 p.m. on Monday, January 25, 2016, in reference to a possible fatal house fire on Regina Belcher Highway in Elkhorn City.

Emergency personnel located two people deceased in the residence. Both victims have been sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy and identification.

The cause of the fire and deaths are under investigation.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Arson Investigator Nick Endicott and Post 09 Detective Chris Phillips.