Ind. trailer park home to more sex offenders a year after girl's murder

Ind. trailer park home to more sex offenders a year after girl's murder

Ind. trailer park home to more sex offenders a year after girl's murder

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 23, 2012 at 4:21 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana trailer park where a 9-year-old girl was slain and dismembered is now home to more convicted sex offenders than it was when she died a year ago.
 
The online state sex offender registry lists 17 sex offenders living on lots at the address of the trailer park where Aliahna Maroney-Lemmon was killed in December 2011, compared with 15 who lived there at the time.
 
The development's popularity among sex offenders is apparently due to its location far outside the 1,000 feet offenders are required by law to live from any school, daycare or public park.
 
The Journal Gazette reports that the owners tried unsuccessfully to sell the park earlier this year.
 
The park's owners didn't return a phone call from The Associated Press seeking comment Sunday.

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