Olmstead, KY. (June 1st, 2020) – The Kentucky State Police, Post 3 in Bowling Green received a call from the Logan County Sheriff’s Department just after 1:45 pm this afternoon requesting assistance with a death investigation. KSP detectives responded to a residence on James Rose Road in Logan County where a deceased male had been located.
The initial investigation indicates that Michael Wilder, 64, of Olmstead, KY died while attending to a small brush fire behind his residence. Wilder was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Logan County Coroner. Cause of death is unknown and an autopsy has been scheduled with the State Medical Examiner’s Office. Foul play is not suspected at this time.
The ongoing death investigation is being conducted by Detective Shae Foley. He was assisted at the scene by KSP personnel, Logan County Sheriffs Department and Logan County Coroners Office.
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