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Two women found dead inside Breathitt County home, identities and cause of death released

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Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 8:30 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 16, 2022 at 3:38 PM EDT
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BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - *** 3:30 P.M. UPDATE ***

Kentucky State Police released the names of two women found dead Wednesday night.

The two women were found in the Lost Creek community of Breathitt County.

Police said 77-year-old Brenda Mullins and 76-year-old Sharon White were inside a home.

According to KSP, one of the victims started a car that was parked in a garage below the home, causing both women to die of carbon monoxide poisoning.

The investigation continues, but no foul play is suspected.

*** ORIGINAL STORY ***

We are following reports of two women being found dead inside of a home.

Breathitt County Coroner Hargis Epperson told WYMT he was called to a house on River Caney Road around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

He said the women were 76 and 77 years old.

Their bodies were taken to Frankfort for an autopsy. The cause of death is unknown.

This is a developing story.

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