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The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is conducting a death investigation following a fire that occurred Tuesday night at a residence in Irvine.

KSP Post 7 was contacted by Estill County 911 requesting assistance with an investigation after the Irvine Fire Department located human remains while extinguishing a residential fire on Covey Road, according to a KSP news release.

As a result of the initial investigation the remains have been taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation, the release notes.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 7 Detective Austin Brashear and Arson Investigator Pat Alford.

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