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Death investigation underway after 3 killed in barn fire

Posted at 10:39 AM, Oct 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-14 18:32:25-04

PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A death investigation is underway after a late night barn fire in Pendleton County.

According to Jonathon Peoples, the Pendleton County Coroner, three people were found inside the barn, which is located near the 9,000 block of Kentucky Highway 17.

The victims include one adult male and two juvenile females. Our sister station, WCPO, reports that the victims have been identified as 35-year-old Carl Grizovicu and his 7 and 9-year-old daughters.

Fire investigators are working to determine a cause. Kentucky State Police are conducting a death investigation.

LEX 18 will keep you updated with the latest information.