UPDATE: 5/20/20 12:23PM: The Medical Examiner has identified the victim as Freddie A. Wells (67) of Summersville, Kentucky. Identification of the victim was confirmed by The Medical Examiner, who was assisted by Hart County Coroner Anthony Roberts. The investigation continues by Detective Courtney Milam.
Edmonson Voice Report:
The Kentucky State Police, are investigating the death of an unidentified individual in a fatal structure fire in Hart County, according to a press release from KSP Post 3 in Bowling Green.
KSP reported that they were requested at 2:18PM on Tuesday, May 19th to respond to the location of a fire in which an individual was located in a detached garage/barn that was destroyed. Troopers and detectives reportedly found an unidentified adult in the debris and the coroner pronounced the subject deceased upon removal.
The cause of death is unknown, and the body has been taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for an autopsy, according to troopers. KSP said the adjacent residence was unoccupied and not damaged.
The ongoing death investigation is being conducted by Detective Courtney Milam. She was assisted at the scene by KSP Post 3 and Special Operations Personnel, Hart County Sheriffs Department, Lynnwood VFW, Hart County Coroners and Hart EMS.