House where Aleah Beckerle’s body was found is demolished

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The house where Aleah Beckerle’s body was found no longer stands.

Evansville Executive Director of Metropolitan Development, Kelley Coures say the vacant house at 1628 S. Bedford was torn down on Monday.

Coures says there are no current plans in the works for the lot, and no one has requested to buy it. 

Coures says the disposition of lots is up to the city’s land bank board.

Beckerle’s body was found inside the vacant property on March 27. She was first reported missing in July 2016.

Beckerle was a 19-year-old female confined to a wheelchair and was completely dependent upon others’ care, requiring to be fed, bathed and needed specific medications for seizures.

Terrence Roach was charged with Beckerle’s murder in March 2017. Roach’s trial is set for January 2018.

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(This story was originally published November 28, 2017)

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