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Autopsy results released, no signs of foul play in Livingston Co. death investigation

A death investigation is underway in Livingston County (Source: Kentucky State Police) A death investigation is underway in Livingston County (Source: Kentucky State Police)
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

Kentucky State Police have released autopsy results in a death investigation out of Livingston County after a man and woman were found at a home in Burna.

Police have released the results of the autopsies conducted on Wednesday on Deborah A. Burnette and Terry S. Burnette.

Deborah's autopsy indicated she died as a result of a brain aneurysm. Terry's autopsy showed he died from a weak heart, as a result of his medical issues.

No signs of foul play and is not suspected in their deaths according to deputies. 

The autopsies were conducted at the State Medical Examiner’s office in Louisville, Ky. The death investigations are being conducted by KSP Detective Cory Hamby. 

State police received a call from the Livingston County sheriff about two people dead at a home on US Highway 60 E. shortly after 4 p.m. on July 10.

Terry S. Burnette, 57 of Burna, Ky. was found deceased in the front yard, Deborah A. Burnette, 56, was found deceased in her bedroom. 

Both had a number of medical issues. 

An autopsy was scheduled for both at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Madisonville on July 11.

According to state police, no foul play was suspected during the investigation.

The investigation continues by KSP Detective Cory Hamby.  KSP was assisted on scene by Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, Livingston County EMS, and Livingston County Coroner’s Office. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. 

Residents may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app.

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