Man Dies In Late-Night Fire

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Updated: 8/26/2013 6:54 am

  Firefighters discovered the body of a man after putting out a house fire in Powell County.

   Neighbors spotted the fire at the home on Nada Tunnel Road around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

  Firefighters said the home was fully engulfed when they arrived.

 The Powell county coroner said Robert “Therril” Ledford, 74, was found near the door of the home.

  A fire investigator was called to the scene.

 The coroner said Ledford's body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

  Ledford's family tells ABC 36 he lived at the home all his life.

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