Body found in Pike County fire

A body was found in a structure fire in Pike County.

According to a statement from Kentucky State Police Post 9 in Pikeville, a person’s body was found inside of a structure that burned Saturday morning. The fire happened just after 7 a.m. along Grapevine Road in the Feds Creek community.

According to the statement, the victim was found while firefighters were working to suppress the fire. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pike County Coroner’s Office.

The identity of the victim was not officially released. The investigation into the fire is ongoing by Kentucky State Police detectives and arson investigators.

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