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.