KSP Investigate Bourbon County Fire, Discover Body Inside Burning Car


Kentucky State Police investigators are now working to identify human remains which were discovered inside a burned vehicle on a Bourbon County farm early this morning.

According to officials, the call informing authorities about a barn fire on Hutchinson Road near the Fayette County line came in around 5:30 AM. When emergency officials arrived to extinguish the barn, a vehicle parked nearby was also covered by the fire. After crews put the fire out, they discovered a body which had been inside the burning car.

The body has been sent to Frankfort to undergo an autopsy, but has not been reported to have been identified as of yet.

Police say they have not found a connection between the property owner and the burning vehicle.