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Cumberland County Fire & Death Investigation

Date of News Release: 02/11/2014

(Burkesville, KY.) - The Kentucky State Police are investigating a fire that occurred today at approximately 6:00 AM CST at a residence on Little Rennox Road in Cumberland County. 65-year-old Wendell Wolfe was found dead in the residence after local fire fighters extinguished the blaze. The residence was a complete loss. Wolfe lived at the residence alone and the cause of the fire is yet to be determined. The preliminary autopsy report indicates that Wolfe died of smoke inhalation. The case is being investigated by KSP Detective Jamie Richard and KSP Arson Investigator Alex Wesley. No foul play is expected.