UPDATE: It has been confirmed that the dead body found in an abandoned home on Fuller Ave is in fact Alianna. It has been confirmed by family and identified.
Cleveland police and the FBI are offering a $22,500 reward for any information regarding the case of a missing 14-year-old.
Alianna Defreeze was last seen on video surveillance on Thursday, January 26, at 6:50 a.m. getting off an RTA bus at E. 93rd Street and Kinsman Avenue. Alianna’s mother called police at 4:15 p.m. after being notified by the school that her daughter was not in attendance that day.
Officers were canvassing Cleveland’s east side Sunday, searching yards and abandoned homes, in connection with Alianna’s missing persons case when they found a female’s body inside an abandoned home at 9412 Fuller Avenue.
“The female found Sunday is a young black girl,” said Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Thomas P. Gilson, M.D.
The woman had been murdered, and sources say her body mutilated. The body is currently at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the identity and final cause of death. Continue reading [HERE].
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