Wrongful death lawsuit trial in connection with Aleah Beckerle case scheduled for next year

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – A lawsuit against a man at the center of one of Evansville’s highest-profile missing person cases is set to go to trial in a little over a year.

A judge set a June 7, 2021 trial date in connection with the wrongful death lawsuit against Terrence Roach.

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Roach was found guilty on several counts in several counts in connection with Aleah Beckerle’s disappearance, but he was acquitted for her murder.

Following the acquittal, Beckerle’s mother filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Roach.

Beckerle went missing in July of 2016.

Her body was found in an abandoned home in Evansville in May of 2017.

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(This story was originally published on January 21, 2020)

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