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Two teens accused of setting fire that killed a Catahoula Parish man

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(Photo source: Office of the Louisiana State Fire Marshal) (Photo source: Office of the Louisiana State Fire Marshal)
(Photo source: Office of the Louisiana State Fire Marshal) (Photo source: Office of the Louisiana State Fire Marshal)
CATAHOULA PARISH, La. (KTBS) -

Louisiana State Fire Marshal investigators say two teen boys are responsible for starting a house fire that killed a man in Catahoula Parish.

Firefighters responded to a home located at 1005 Pecan Street around 4:00am Friday, after a neighbor reported seeing the fire.

Firefighters arrived to find the heavy smoke and flames coming from the mobile home, and after the fire was brought under control, officials located the body of 36-year-old Kevin Wiley.

Wiley was the only occupant of the home and was found on the floor in his bedroom.

Wiley's body was processed on the scene by investigators and released to the Catahoula Parish Coroner's Office.

The home was determined to have been without electrical power at the time of the fire and was not equipped with working smoke alarms.

After further investigation, State Fire Marshal investigators determined the deadly fire was intentionally set.

Late Friday, Fire Marshal investigators arrested two Jonesville men for their involvement in the crime.

Conner Thomas and Trey Seward, both 17 years of age, were arrested without incident and booked into Catahoula Parish Jail where they are being held without bond.

Both men have been charged with one count each of Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Arson.

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