Kentucky State Police troopers investigating deadly house fire

Posted at 12:00 AM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 04:12:41-04

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police are investigating a deadly house fire in Pike County.

The flames broke out after 7 p.m. Sunday at a home on Elkhorn Creek Road.

After the fire was knocked down, troopers searched the house and found a man dead.

The Pike County Coroner identified the man as 58-year-old Bennie Tackett from Elkorn Creek.

Troopers say the investigation is ongoing and foul play is not suspected.