[Academy] [Cold Cases] [Commercial Vehicle Enforcement] [Commissioner's Office] [Concealed Deadly Weapons] [Contacting the KSP] [Core Values] [Crime & Traffic Information] [Fallen Trooper Memorial] [FAQs] [Forensic Laboratories] [Forms/Downloads] [Highway Safety] [History of the KSP] [Home Page] [Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force] [Kentucky's Most Wanted] [Links to Other Websites] [Missing Children] [News Releases] [Organization] [Post Locations] [Recruitment] [Sex Offender Registry] [Special Enforcement Troop] [Trooper Island]
[Return to Kentucky State Police Main Website]

For other Kentucky Government sites visit: [Kentucky.gov]

Media / For More Information Contact:
TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
(270) 826-3312
Click here to e-mail TFC Corey King
News Release

State Police Investigating a Structure Fire That Killed a Hawesville Woman

Date of News Release: 01/03/2013

(Hawesville, KY.) -- The Kentucky State Police are investigating a residential structure fire that killed a Hawesville woman.

Kentucky State Police received a call from Hancock County Dispatch with regards to a structure fire that occurred before 10 a.m. (1-3-2013) at 1342 Goering Road, Hawesville. Local Fire Departments were sent to put out the structure fire. After the blaze was contained, investigators located a body inside the charred house.

The deceased was identified as the home owner, Ines Smith (91) of Hawesville, KY. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow by the State's Medical Examiner in Louisville.

Preliminary indications suggest this structure fire is not a criminal act; however, the investigation is continuing. KSP Detective Mike Smith, Detective Chris Baker, Kentucky State Fire Marshal Phil Fogle and the Hancock County Coroner's Office are investigating this fire.

Contact Information for the Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police
919 Versailles Road | Frankfort, KY 40601

[ TOP ]

This page was last modified on:

About this site | Feedback | Privacy | Disclaimer | Individuals with Disabilities
Copyright © 2002-2013 Kentucky State Police, all rights reserved