Cause of death released for woman’s body found after house fire

Kentucky State Police say the autopsy results are in regarding the death of an 18-year-old woman whose body was found after a house fire in Livingston County Monday night.

The body of Melissa Hopkins was found around 8:28 p.m. at a home at 730 Holland Road in Livingston County. 

KSP says the autopsy revealed the cause of Hopkins’ death was smoke inhalation. The autopsy was performed at the Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville. 

State police say they’re awaiting the results of toxicology and other testing, and the investigation continues. 

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