DANLEYTON A woman has died as the result of a fire that occurred along Ashbrooke Hill on Friday.

Kentucky State Police Post 14 Ashland was notified of a fatal structure fire on Saddle Ridge in the Danleyton community of Greenup County. Various first responders arrived at the scene around 10 p.m.

Louise B. Batchelor, 79, of Greenup County, was found deceased in an unattached guest residence. Greenup County Coroner Neil Wright pronounced Batchelor deceased. 

"(The body is) being sent to Frankfort at the beginning of the week for autopsy," Wright said.

Arson Investigator Randy Gabbard and Assistant State Fire Marshall, Robert Keith both responded to the scene and assisted Detective Sam Lawson with the investigation. No criminal activity is suspected at this time.

The Kentucky State Police, Greenup County Coroner's Office and the Kentucky Fire Marshall are still investigating, said Wright.

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