The body of a Norristown teenager was found in an apartment in North Coventry, Chester County on Tuesday night.
Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said that the death of 17-year-old Kevin Allen was a homicide.
Allen's body was found in Unit 127 of the Hanover Garden Apartments on Route 724 following a 9-1-1 call Tuesday. Emergency responders discovered Allen's body and "quickly extinguished" a fire at the scene, Hogan said in a statement sent to the media.
The Pottstown Mercury, citing a friend of Allen, reported that Allen had recently completed a term on probation.
Those with information are asked to contact the North Coventry Police Department at 610-323-8360 or the Chester County Detectives at 610-692-5100.