Police: Searching for father of child killed in Laurel County house fire

Published: Mar. 30, 2019 at 3:23 AM EDT
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The Laurel County Coroner's office was called to a house fire in the Marvin Gardens Mobile Home Park, just off Reams Lane.

Officials were called to the scene early Saturday morning.

Police say the child found dead inside the home has been identified as 2-year-old Joseph Brock.

The cause of the fire is not known. No other injuries have been reported.

The child's body will be taken to Frankfort for an autopsy.

Authorities are still searching for the boy's father, Vaughn Brock, 26. They say he was last seen leaving the area not long after the house caught fire.

Troopers ask if you know any information to call KSP at (606) 878-6622.

We will continue to update this story as we learn more information.