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A body of a 3rd victim has been found relating to death investigation on River Road in LaRue County

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Victims names have not been released

By Allison Shepherd

 Update: LaRue County Death Investigation Leads To The Discovery Of A Third Body

UPDATE FROM KSP at 8:23 pm. Monday July 22, 2019

 

Roanoke, Ky. (July 22, 2018) – Kentucky State Police Post 4 Troopersand detectives respond to a shootingin LaRue County that later lead detectives to a residence in Jefferson County. The investigation from the earlier incident on River Road in LaRue County has yielded the discovery of a third deceased person on the property. Detectives are currently investigating this death as a separate but related, incident.

The investigation has led detectives to a residence in Jefferson County located at 6004 Ashby Lane in Louisville where a second scene is being processed by KSP Post 4 and Louisville Metro Police Department. The names of the victims are being withheld until an autopsy by the Kentucky Medical examiner’s office can be performed and  notification can be made to next of kin. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Monday, July 22 at 2:30 p.m. - KSP releases official statement.

According to KSP Trooper Pete Binkley, a call came into dispatch around 8 a.m. Monday July 22, 2019 with a complaint of shots fired in the area of River Road in the area of Dan Dunn and Gray Road in LaRue County.

Upon arrival officers found a residence fully engulfed in flames. A female victim was found to be deceased inside a vehicle located on the property. After the home fire was extinguished, a second victim was discovered.

The names of the two victims, the cause of the fire, the cause of their deaths are not being released until the family of the victims can be notified. Investigators are on the scene and an update will be provided at the appropriate time.

In regards to the active shooter at the property, according to KSP officials, there is no threat or danger to anyone in the immediate area at this time.

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KSP and local law enforcement are on the scene and no details are being released at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

UPDATE: the scene is now secure. There is no longer a threat involving the active shooter situation on River Road in LaRue County. The road remains closed to traffic.

BREAKING NEWS: River Road in LaRue County at the area of Dan Dunn Road and Gray Road is currently closed to thru traffic due to a structure fire and active shooting. Please avoid this area at this time . More information as it becomes available.

KSP, LaRue and Hardin County officials are on the scene.

Update: 10 a.m. the scene is now secrue. There is no longer a threat involving the active shooter situation on River Road in LaRue County. The road remains closed to traffic. Investigators with KSP and local law enforcement are on the scene, and details are not being released at this time.

 

 

BREAKING NEWS: Monday, July 22, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. ----- River Road in LaRue County at the area of Dan Dunn Road and Gray Road is currently closed to thru traffic due to a structure fire and active shooting. Please avoid this area at this time . More information as it becomes available. KSP, LaRue and Hardin County officials are on the scene.