Teen found in burned car last week identified

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EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW) — The Lyon Co. Sheriff's Office has released the name of the teen found dead in a burned vehicle in rural Lyon Co. last week.

Deputies found Jesus Avila-Galvin, Jr's, body last Wednesday night when they responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle at Road 160 and Road T, the Sheriff's Office said.

They say investigators are treating the 19-year-old Emporia man's death as a homicide.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about his death to call the Sheriff's Office at 620-341-3205.