Elderly woman dies in house fire

The remains of an elderly Knott County woman were found after a Friday night house fire, Kentucky State Police said.

Sallie G. Williams, 88, was found in the bedroom of her home in the Sassafras community of southern Knott County, police said.

The house was engulfed in flames when emergency personnel arrived on the scene.

The state medical examiner's office was to do an autopsy in Frankfort. No foul play is suspected but state police continue to investigate.