Sources: Body found in Cleveland believed to be that of missing 14-year-old Alianna Defreeze

Posted at 11:20 PM, Jan 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 12:23:41-05

A body found in a vacant home in Cleveland Sunday evening is believed to be that of a missing 14-year-old girl, sources tell News 5.

The body was found in a vacant house on Fuller Avenue Sunday night.

According to police, the body was found around 7:30 p.m. Police say officers had been canvassing the area, searching yards and other abandoned houses in connection with the disappearance of Alianna Defreeze.

Defreeze, 14, has been missing since Thursday morning when she was last seen in the 3400 block of East 149th Street, boarding a bus for school.

The abandoned house on Fuller where the body was found is about two and a half miles away from the bus stop Defreeze went missing from.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office has not yet confirmed the identity of the victim.