UPDATE: Bourbon County fire victim died of smoke inhalation


MILLERSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Bourbon County coroner says the preliminary autopsy report shows a Monday night house fire victim died of smoke inhalation.

47-year old William Everett George, of Millersburg, was found in his burning home on Ritchie Street around 6:00 p.m., according to investigators.

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He was rushed to Bourbon Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The coroner says no foul play is suspected in George’s death.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.