Death investigation taking place in Laurel County after burned body found

The Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a body on fire complaint in a driveway at a residence on York Shire Estates Road, approximately three miles southwest of London, on Friday at approximately 9:30 a.m. | Photo by Cameron Coyle

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation after a body was found burned Friday morning in Laurel County.

The Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a body on fire complaint in a driveway at a residence on York Shire Estates Road, approximately three miles southwest of London, on Friday at approximately 9:30 a.m.

The victim is identified as Billy Bowling, age 86, of London. The circumstances surrounding the death are being investigated.

Major Chuck Johnson was the first officer on scene and he found a burned body and the individual was deceased in the driveway of the residence.

An autopsy will be conducted in Frankfort on Saturday to assist on the investigation.

Assisting at the scene was Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County and the Laurel County Coroner’s office.

Investigation is continuing. No other information was available as of press time.

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