Welcome

Thank you for visiting paducahsun.com, the online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Investigation continues into fatal Reidland fire

Staff report

McCracken County detectives spent a cold, windy day Saturday processing the scene of a house fire that killed a Reidland woman Friday.

McCracken County deputies found the body of Julie Griffith, 55, in the rubble of a home on Tudor Boulevard that had been damaged by an early-morning blaze, Sheriff Jon Hayden said. The results of a preliminary autopsy showed reason to suspect foul play, Hayden said. He declined to release more information on the cause of death, citing that it would interfere with his investigation's integrity.

Griffith was in the home overnight Thursday, Hayden said. Just before 2 a.m., a passerby called to report flames at the home. After the blaze had calmed, investigators found Griffith's body. Her two dogs were also reportedly in the home. The remains of one of the dogs has been found, and authorities are still searching for the other.

Detectives spent the day on scene in Reidland, where they used a backhoe to shovel debris into two large tents set up in the home's driveway.

Anyone with information on the death of Griffith, or anyone with surveillance footage of Tudor Boulevard, is asked to call the department at 270-444-4719.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha 6c619f33d7ce418d9d8440de6454ec59
Top Classifieds
  • HAVANESE PUPS AKC Home Raised, Best H ... Details
  • PILLOW TOPmattress sets NEW in pl ... Details
  • Corner Lot 1 acre $12,000 Kevil 27048 ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't b ... Details
  • KUTTAWA, KY secluded 3 BR/1B home w\1 ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Iraqi forces finish buildup around IS-held Fallujah
  2. Trump rallies veterans during Rolling Thunder
  3. Man drives through memorial cross display
  1. Tilghman youth services director has memorable trip to the White House
  2. Takata recalls affecting local car owners
  3. Alleged 2-day binge ends with Graves woman's arrest
  1. Iraqi forces finish buildup around IS-held Fallujah
  2. Trump rallies veterans during Rolling Thunder
  3. Man drives through memorial cross display
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...