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Morgan County Fire

Date of News Release: 01/05/2016

(West Liberty, KY) - On Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 12:11 p.m. Kentucky state police in Morehead was notified of a residential fire, at 457 Rockhouse Branch Road in West Liberty. Trooper Royce Collett, Trooper Derrick Lovett, Detective Shane Barnes, West Liberty Fire Department and Morgan County Coroner, Raymond Vancleve, responded to the scene. After a brief investigation it was determined that two unidentified persons had perished in the fire. The identity of the two persons is unknown pending further investigation. The case remains under investigation by Trooper Royce Collett.