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UPDATE: Man charged in connection with killing of 15-year-old Dennis King

Updated: 10:40 a.m. on May 22, 2018

UPDATE: MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with the killing of 15-year-old Dennis King. 

Malik Terrell is charged with First Degree Intentional Homicide - Party to a Crime. 

According to a criminal complaint, Terrell believed King was involved with the theft of their video gaming system and began attacking him to try to get him to confess to being a part of the alleged robbery. 

The complaint said King was beaten, stabbed, and burned. 

King had reportedly been missing since May 11. He was found dead inside a vacant house on Sunday morning. 

Terrell needs to be transported from Chicago to Milwaukee where he will appear in court. If convicted, he faces life in prison. 

King’s family and friends held a vigil on Sunday as well as a balloon release on Monday night.

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Posted: 7:09 p.m. on May 21, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Police confirm that they have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of Dennis King.

Milwaukee Police say Malik Terrell has been arrested and charged with First Degree Intentional Homicide - Party to a Crime. 

The 15-year-old victim was found dead Saturday morning after being listed as critically missing by the Milwaukee Police Department.

King was a freshman at James Madison Academic Campus and loved ones gathered for a vigil on Monday evening.

Police say their investigation remains ongoing.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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