Officials identify body of man found dead in home fire

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky fire investigators have identified the body of a man who died in a house fire in Danville.

Boyle County Emergency Management Director Mike Wilder tells the Advocate-Messenger ( ) the Danville Fire Department discovered the body of 62-year-old Justin Baker Young inside the home when they responded to the fire Saturday morning. They pronounced him dead at the scene.

Wilder says the body was transported to the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Wilder says the cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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