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State police investigating fatal fire in Estill County

Posted at 10:21 AM, Oct 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-16 17:56:12-04

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police are conducting a death investigation following a fire that occurred last night at a home in Estill County.

The Irvine Fire Department located human remains while extinguishing a residential fire on Covey Road. The remains have been transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

Family members believe the victim is 48-year-old Tracey Gaylord Owens.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.