Teen dead at scene of house fire in western Kentucky

SMITHLAND, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Police say they are investigating after an 18-year-old female was found dead at the scene of a house fire.

Police said in a statement that first responders responded Monday night to a report of a structure fire at the home in Livingston County.

Police say Melissa C. Hopkins was pronounced dead at the scene by Livingston County Coroner Jeff Armstrong. An autopsy was planned Wednesday in Louisville.

No further information was immediately available.