Good weather allows early demolition of house where Aleah’s body was found

Good weather allows early demolition of house where Aleah’s body was found
WFIE

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The house where the body of Aleah Beckerle was discovered in March has been torn down.

Vanderburgh County took ownership and deeded the property at 1628 South Bedford Avenue to the land bank ahead of the demolition.

The house on South Bedford Ave. was torn down Monday morning.

It wasn't scheduled to be torn down until sometime in December, but it was moved up because of the good weather.

Aleah, who was wheelchair-bound with other special needs, was reported missing from her Iowa Street home July 17, 2016.

Tuesday morning, Aleah's grandmother, Lydia, told us the family is glad the house is gone. They don't necessarily want her memory to be associated with the property.

She thanked everyone for the balloons, photos, and flowers placed outside after Aleah's body was found.

Terrence Roach is charged in her death. His trial is scheduled to start January 8.

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