“Beyond Scared Straight” star Ashley Tropez, 24, was found dead with “traumatic injuries” in an abandoned home in the 16600 block of Victor Street around 11:10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25, 2022 .
The San Bernardino Police Department said they took into custody a 24-year-old woman named Alexis Call, who knew Ashley Tropez at the abandoned home.
California woman Alexis Call has been arrested by the San Bernardino Police Department’s homicide unit on murder charges, authorities have confirmed. Keep reading to learn more about Ashley Tropez, her cause of death and more!
How did Ashley Tropez die?
The San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department released an official statement saying that the Victorville Police Department responded to “a report of a body in a home.” The body was later identified as Ashley Tropez, from the A&E reality show, “Beyond Scared Straight.”
The department also added that when deputies arrived, Ashely’s body was found with various “traumatic injuries.” Shortly after this, an investigation was initiated by the authorities. As a development, police have arrested a 24-year-old woman, Alexis Call, who is now charged with murder.
Ashley Tropez’s cause of death
Ashley Tropez, 24, was found dead in an abandoned home in Victorville, California around 11:10 a.m. on Friday, August 25, by San Bernardino police.
According to reports, the cause of her death, which is believed to be a homicide, was the “traumatic injuries” Ashley sustained on her body. These fatal wounds caused a lot of blood loss which eventually became the cause of her death.
Authorities believe both Alexis Call and Ashley knew each other quite well and “may have been holed up at the abandoned residence.” The suspect, 24-year-old Alexis Call, is currently in custody at the High Desert Detention Center on charges of murdering Ashley Tropez.
Who was Ashley Tropez?
Ashley Tropez, 24, was known for her role as a teenager on A&E’s reality show Beyond Scared Straight. He was only 17 years old during his time on this reality series.
After being on the show for a year, Ashely Tropez said she actually became a part of the show because of her own struggles, like fighting, getting in trouble and selling weed.
She added that, “I’m still the same person who is almost everywhere, from friends to family members’ homes.” “I’m just relaxing.”
Ashley was a private person as she didn’t like to document her life on social media or post frequent updates unlike other teen stars. However, several reports suggested that Ashley suffered from “drug abuse”.
about “Beyond Scared Straight”
“Beyond Scared Straight” featured teenagers addicted to bad behavior or those associated with crimes such as “drugs, promiscuity, violence, gang membership, arson or theft”. In the show, these teenagers were forced to spend up to 3 days in prison interacting with other convicts to learn about the prison life experience and save them from a life of destruction.
In 2015, “Beyond Scared Straight” was discontinued after several successful seasons. During its run, the reality show featured around “331 teenagers in crime prevention programs in 29 different prisons across the country.
Ashley’s family, friends and fans are totally devastated by this loss as the news of her death came as a complete shock to everyone. With the hope of getting justice for the departed soul of ‘Ashley Tropez’, we send our deepest condolences to her family, friends and all her admirers. May God rest her in grace and love.