On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at approximately 8:30 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the Wayne County 911 Center of a residential structure fire with fatalities at a residence located on E HWY 90 in the Monticello community of Wayne County.
KSP Arson Investigator Brian Lewis arrived on the scene and learned the Monticello Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at approximately 2:50 AM and discovered two deceased after extinguishing the flames.
The cause and origin of the fire have not been determined at this time. The bodies will be taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office where autopsies will be performed. A preliminary cause of death and identification of the deceased are expected later.
Investigator Lewis is continuing the investigation. He was assisted by Troopers from Post 11, Monticello Fire Department, Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Monticello Police Department and Wayne County Coroner’s Office.