Body found after grass fire in Edmonson County, death investigation underway

Death Investigation underway in Edmonson County.
Death Investigation underway in Edmonson County.(MGN)
Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 7:58 AM CST
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CHALYBEATE, Ky. (WBKO) - A body was found after authorities responded to a grass fire in Edmonson County Thursday night, according to Kentucky State Police.

Authorities discovered a deceased woman identified as Texie Colley, 94, of Chalybeate, outside at her home Thursday night around 5 p.m.

Police said that Colley was burning leaves at her home at 4089 Chalybeate Road, and first responders found her in her yard.

“No foul play is suspected, but an autopsy is being performed by the state medical examiner’s office in Louisville,” said Kentucky State Police Trooper and Public Information Officer, Daniel Priddy.

The incident is under investigation by KSP.