Ashley Tropez, the 24-year-old ‘Beyond Scared Straight’ star, was discovered dead with “traumatic injuries” in an abandoned house in the block 16600 of Victor Street at around 11:10 a.m. on Friday, August 25, 2022.
The San Bernardino Police Department informed that they had taken into custody a 24-year-old woman named Alexis Call, who was acquainted with Ashley Tropez in the abandoned home.
The California-based woman, Alexis Call, has been arrested by the homicide unit of San Bernardino Police on charges of murder, the authorities confirmed. Keep reading this article to learn more about Ashley Tropez, the cause of her death, and more!
How did Ashley Tropez die?
The San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department released an official statement narrating that the Police Department of Victorville had responded to a “report of a dead body inside a home.” The dead body was later identified as Ashley Tropez, from the A&E reality show, “Beyond Scared Straight.”
The Department further added that upon the arrival of the deputies, Ashely’s body was found to have various “traumatic injuries.” Soon after this, an investigation was initiated by the authorities. As a development, police have arrested a 24-year-old woman, Alexis Call, who is presently charged with murder.
Ashley Tropez’s cause of death
Ashley Tropez, 24, was found dead in an abandoned house in Victorville, California at around 11:10 a.m. on Friday, August 25 by San Bernardino Police.
As per the reports, the cause of her death, which probably is a murder, was the “traumatic injuries” Ashley suffered on her body. These fatal injuries caused a lot of blood loss which eventually became the cause of her death.
The authorities believe that both Alexis Call and Ashley knew each other pretty well, and they “may have been squatting at the abandoned residence.” The suspect, Alexis Call, 24, is currently under custody at the High Desert Detention Center on the charges of murdering Ashley Tropez.
Who was Ashley Tropez?
Ashley Tropez, 24, was best known for her teenage role in the reality show “Beyond Scared Straight” that aired on A&E. She was just 17 years old during her time on this reality series.
After being on the show for a year, Ashely Tropez said that she actually became a part of the show because of her own struggles, like fighting, getting in trouble, and selling weed.
She further added that, “I’m still the same person who is just about everywhere, from friends to family member’s houses.” “Just chilling.”
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 have suggested that Ashley suffered from “drug abuse”.
about “Beyond Scared Straight”
“Beyond Scared Straight” showcased teenagers addicted to bad behavior or those associated with crimes like “drugs, promiscuity, violence, gang affiliation, arson, or theft.” In the show, these teens were made to spend up to 3 days in prison interacting with other convicts to learn about prison life experience and save them from a life of destruction.
In 2015, “Beyond Scared Straight” was discontinued after having various successful seasons. Throughout its run, the reality show profiled around “331 teenagers in crime prevention programs across 29 different prisons in the country.
Ashley’s family, friends, and fans are totally devastated by this loss, as the news of her death came as a total shock for all of them. 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 let her rest easy in grace and love.