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

Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 8:30 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 16, 2022 at 3:38 PM EDT
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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.


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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