Teen's Body Found in Ashes of Apt. Fire

Investigators identify the 17-year-old victim

By David Chang
|  Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013  |  Updated 7:26 PM EDT
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Investigators are looking for the person responsible for the death of 17-year-old Kevin Allen. On Tuesday night, firefighters found Allen's body in his father's burning Chester County apartment, according to officials. NBC10's Deanna Durante reports on the homicide investigation.

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Investigators are looking for the person responsible for the death of 17-year-old Kevin Allen. On Tuesday night, firefighters found Allen's body in his father's burning Chester County apartment, according to officials. NBC10's Deanna Durante reports on the homicide investigation.

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Death of Man in Apt. Fire Ruled a Homicide

Police are investigating the death of a man who died in an apartment fire in North Coventry, Pa. The man's death has been ruled a homicide. NBC10's Tim Furlong has the details.
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Investigators say the homicide victim in a Chester County apartment fire was a teenage boy.

A fire broke out at an apartment complex in North Coventry on Tuesday, shortly after 7 p.m. Investigators say it happened at the Hanover Garden Apartments on 212 East Schuylkill Road.

Firefighters were able to quickly contain the fire. However, once the fire was controlled, they found a body in an upstairs apartment unit. Investigators identified the victim as Kevin Allen, 17, of Norristown, Pennsylvania. His death has been ruled a homicide.

Police say they found spots of blood in the entryway to the apartment unit and blood smeared on the wall of the staircase. No arrests have been made.

If you have any information on this incident, please call the North Coventry Police Department at 610-323-8360 or the Chester County Detectives at 610-692-5100.

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