Police: 9 family members killed in Ky. house fire

Police: 9 family members killed in Ky. house fire

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say nine members of a family were killed in an early morning house fire, with only the father and an 11-year-old girl escaping.

Trooper Stu Recke said eight of the people were found in a master bedroom while the ninth person was found between 10 and 15 feet away.

Recke identified those killed as 35-year-old LaRae "Nikki" Watson, 15-year-old Madison Watson, 14-year-old Kaitlyn Watson, 13-year-old Morgan Watson, 9-year-old Emily Watson, 8-year-old Samuel Watson, 6-year-old Raegan Watson and 4-year-old twin brothers Mark and Nathaniel Watson.

Recke said the father, 36-year-old Chad Watson, and 11-year-old Kylie Watson, were at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Chad Watson was in critical, but stable condition. Kylie Watson was in stable condition.

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