The cause of the fire remains under investigation
Hopkinsville, KY (Christian County) – On August 7, 2018 at 4:05 AM the Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville received a call of a fire in apartment G7 at Woodland Heights Apartments in Hopkinsville.
First responders were able to make entry into the apartment where they discovered David Keys, 25, of New Albany, Indiana, and Andra Pool, 22, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Mr. Keys was pronounced deceased on scene by Christian County Coroner. An autopsy confirmed Mr. Keys’ death was due to smoke inhalation. Ms. Pool was flown by Air Evac to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she is in critical condition.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Arson Investigator Scott Steward, but foul play is not suspected.
KSP was assisted on scene by Highland Fire Department, Westside Volunteer Fire Department, Christian County Coroner’s Office, Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s Office, Air Evac, and Christian County Sheriff’s Department.