KSP Banner KSP Banner

News Releases

Fatal House Fire Investigation in Rowan County

Date of News Release: 01/16/2015

(Rowan County, KY) -- On January 16, 2015 at 4:57 am Kentucky State Police in Morehead was contacted by Rowan County Coroner John Northcutt concerning a residential fire at 40 Baber Wages White Road. Detective Toby Gardner, Arson Investigator Shane Barnes, and Trooper Michael Armstrong arrived and located Gary Phillip Brickles deceased inside the trailer. Mr. Brickles brother, Ollie Brickles, was injured as a result of the fire and transported to the University Of Kentucky Hospital. Mr. Bricklers is listed in critical condition. Incident remains under investigation by Detective Toby Gardner.