Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London received a call for assistance from Laural County Dispatch around 01:00 am Monday, October 30, 2023, with a structure fire on Terrell Road. The location is around 10 miles north of London in Laurel County.
After the fire was extinguished, firefighters discovered a body inside the burnt residence. The victim has been identified as 54-year-old Melissa S. Creech of London. Laurel County Coroner’s Office pronounced Creech deceased on scene. Investigators are working together to determine the cause of the fire.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Steve Walker in continuing the investigation he was assisted on scene by Ky Fire Marshalls Office, Several Local Fire Department and Laurel County Coroner’s Office. This case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.