Death Investigation Underway After Edmonson County Woman Found After Grass Fire

CHALYBEATE (11/17/22) – Kentucky State Police are ruling out foul play in the death of elderly Edmonson County woman found by firefighters responding to a report of a grass fire Thursday evening. Authorities said that 94-year-old Texie Colley was burning leaves at her home before first responders found her dead in her yard along Kentucky Highway 101 south of Brownsville. An autopsy has been scheduled by the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville.