KSP Investigating Cadiz House Fire, Fatality

Sep 17, 2020

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Kentucky State Police is investigating a house fire and death in Cadiz after responding to calls from a passerby today at 1:20 a.m. 

According to a release from KSP, the home on Will Jackson Road was fully engulfed in flames when Trigg-Lyon County fire departments arrived on scene. Responders found a body after extinguishing the fire. The Trigg County Coroner removed the body and scheduled an autopsy with the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for Friday morning. 

KSP reported a state fire marshal from Bowling Green met with detectives at the scene and ruled the cause of fire “undetermined.” An investigation led by KSP Detective Cory Jessup is ongoing.

Trigg-Lyon Fire Department, Cadiz Fire Department, Trigg County Sheriff's Office, Trigg County EMS, Trigg County Coroner's Office, and Trigg County Rescue Squad assisted KSP.