Autopsy Reveals Man Found in House Fire had Bullet Wounds

Published 07/08 2014 05:03PM

Updated 07/08 2014 05:07PM

We have new information about another death investigation in Western Kentucky.

Authorities in Hopkins County say the brother of a man found dead inside a mobile home on April 6 is now considered a person of interest in the case.

45 year-old Douglas Simmons is being held on a burglary charge right now.

On Sunday, crews responded to a house fire, inside they found the body of James Simmons.

An autopsy later showed he had a bullet wound in the head.

We'll continue to watch for any updates on this story.

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