Police have arrested a 24-year-old Victorville resident, Alexis Name, for the dying of actuality TV star Ashley Tropez in Victorville, California.
The physique of the “Past Scared Straight” star was discovered inside an deserted home on Victor Avenue, on Aug. 26.
Officers with the Victorville Police Division had been known as in to analyze the lifeless physique final Friday, the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Division mentioned in a press launch.
The officers arrived on the scene to search out Tropez inside the home, “affected by traumatic accidents.”
An preliminary investigation by the division’s Specialised Investigations Division – Murder Element, revealed that Tropez and a 24-year-old Victorville resident, Alexis Name had been probably squatting inside the home.
Name, who investigators imagine was accustomed to the “Past Scared Straight” alum, was a suspect within the alleged homicide of Tropez.
The reason for Tropez’s dying stays unknown however Name was charged with homicide and brought to Excessive Desert Detention Middle.
Tropez got here into the highlight after she appeared on A&E’s hit collection “Past Scared Straight.” The collection follows troubled teenagers who’re “compelled” to spend a day or an evening in jail with convicted felons who shared their experiences of dwelling behind bars.
The collection is predicated on the Academy Award and Emmy-winning documentary, titled “Scared Straight!” by Arnold Shapiro. For the reason that starting of the truth collection in 2009, the group has profiled 331 teenagers in crime prevention packages in 29 prisons throughout the nation. The present led to 2015.
Tropez was 17 when she was launched within the collection for allegedly preventing and promoting marijuana, Web page Six famous. She was additionally recognized as a gang member.
In one other related incident associated to squatting, Rainie Finest and Phil Honer III had been discovered lifeless in an deserted home in South Bend, Indiana, on Aug. 9, South Bend Tribune reported. The our bodies had been badly decomposed and will have been inside the home for over every week when officers discovered it. The dying of Finest, 18, and Honer, 24, who had been squatters, was termed a murder. A 52-year-old South Bend resident, Joseph Newgent was charged with homicide, as per 95.3 MNC. The South Bend police confirmed that Finest and Honer had been shot and killed on Aug. 4 by Newgent.
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