Deadly fire in Elsmere

ELSMERE, KY (FOX19) - Crews are on the scene of a deadly fire in Elsmere.

Fire crews found the body of Kenneth Dean Croy, 12, in the back bedroom a burning mobile home on Eagle Drive.

A neighbor called 911 around 4 a.m. Thursday morning. When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames.

Investigators say Croy was the only person inside.

It's not clear if he died because of the fire, or if he was already dead when it happened. Right now, his death is being investigated as a homicide until investigators can figure out what happened. will update as more information becomes available.

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