1 killed in deadly house fire

BENTON, KY (KFVS) - One person was killed in a house fire late Friday night in Benton, Kentucky.

The single story home was located on Briensburg-Tatumsville Road.

A female was found in the bedroom of the home, according to Curtis Curtner, Deputy with the Marshall County Coroner's Office.  An autopsy is planned for Sunday in Louisville, Ky.

A passerby called in the fire around 10 p.m. Friday evening.  Curtner says the home is a total loss.

The State Fire Marshal is on the scene investigating the fire.

No word on how it started.

The woman was the only person at home at the time of the fire, according to Curtner.

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