Officials investigating deadly fire in Pike County

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PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Police in Pike County have opened a death investigation following a deadly fire.

It happened just after 7 p.m. Saturday on Elkhorn Creek Road near Elkhorn City.

Once firefighters were able to put the fire out, they searched the home and found the victim inside.

Bennie Tackett, 58, from Elkhorn Creek, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say no foul play is suspected and autopsy results are pending.

No word on what started the fire.