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KSP Investigates Fatal House Fire in Magoffin County

Date of News Release: 08/15/2016

SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (August 15, 2016) - The Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post was contacted by Magoffin County 911 at approximately 2:02 P.M. on Sunday, August 14, 2016, requesting assistance on a fatal house fire.

Detectives were dispatched to the house fire located at Rockhouse Road in the Salyersville community of Magoffin County. The preliminary investigation revealed that emergency personnel located one individual deceased in the residence. The victim has been sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy and identification.

The cause of the fire and death is under investigation

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Detective Ryan Hamilton and KSP Post 09 Arson Investigator, Nick Endicott.