House Where Teen Was Tortured, Killed Razed

Cleveland - The abandoned home that housed the rape, torture and murder of an area teen has been torn down.

Around 8 a.m. Friday, despite the crowd packed near the home at 9412 Fuller Avenue, crews began to raze the home in which 14-year-old Alianna DeFreeze was killed by Christopher Whitaker. Whitaker is on death row for the murder.

Photos courtesy of Kyle Cornell / WTAM 1100

The home one of hundreds of abandoned buildings city-wide the officials plan on demolishing for the safety of children in the community.

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