Clay County Man Found Dead Near Fire

Posted at 9:35 PM, Apr 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-22 21:35:28-04

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – An elderly man was found dead near a fire on his own property Sunday.

 Clay County Sheriff Angela Johnson says the man was found dead by firefighters.

Reportedly fire crews responded to the 400 block of Matt Sizemore Road off Hwy 687 around 4:15p.m.

The sheriff says they believe the man had been burning stuff around his property.

An autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death, and the man’s identity has not yet been released.