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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (8/10/18) — A second person has died as a result of a fire that started at a Woodland Heights Apartments residence in Hopkinsville this week.

Kentucky State Police Arson Investigator Scott Steward determined the fire started around the stove, KSP Post 2 reported today. Emergency crews responded to the incident 4:05 a.m. Tuesday.

Andra Pool, 22 of Hopkinsville, died at Vanderbilt Medical Center 2:59 p.m. Thursday, KSP said. Pool was flown to the medical facility Tuesday. The Christian County Coroner pronounced David Keys, 25 of New Albany, Indiana, deceased at the scene. An autopsy revealed Keys died of smoke inhalation.

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (8/7/18) — Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville received a call about a fire at Woodland Heights Apartments in Hopkinsville at 4:05 this morning.

Post 2 Spokesman Rob Austin reported first responders were able to make entry into the apartment, where they discovered David Keys, 25 of New Albany, Indiana, and Andra Pool, 22 of Hopkinsville.

Christian County Coroner pronounced Keys decesed at the scene, KSP reported. An autopsy confirmed the cause of death was smoke inhalation. Pool was flown by Air Evac to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she is in critical condition.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by KSP Arson Investigator Scott Steward. Foul play is not suspected, KSP reported.

Highland Fire Department, Westside Volunteer Fire Department, Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s Office and Christian County Sheriff’s Office also assisted at the scene.

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