Funeral details have been set for Alianna DeFreeze, the 14-year-old who was killed while walking to school on Jan. 26.

Alianna was last seen boarding an RTA bus to head to school. Her mother notified police that Alianna was missing after the school contacted her that afternoon saying Alianna had missed class.

Officers found Alianna’s body while canvassing the neighborhood on Jan. 29. Christopher Whitaker, a registered sex offender, was arrested in connection with her murder on Feb. 2.

Alianna’s wake will be held from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland Heights. The funeral will follow immediately after at 12:30 p.m.


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