Thursday, February 2, 2012

Eric and Dea Millerberg finally charged in drug overdose death and body dumping of their teenage babysitter

The neighbours of a dead teenage girl who mysteriously vanished while babysitting for them have finally been charged over her death.

Couple Eric and Dea Millerberg were long suspected in the death of 16-year-old Alexis Rasmussen who was discovered in a shallow grave in October six weeks after disappearing.

Alexis of North Ogden, Utah died from a drug overdose, on September 10 before her body was dumped in a remote area of Morgan County.

Prosecutors say the teenager was having a 'relationship' with 36-year-old Mr Millerberg that involved him supplying her with drugs reports KSL 5 News.

Mr Millerberg is charged with first-degree child abuse homicide as well as obstructing justice, unlawful sexual activity with a minor and abuse or desecration of a dead body, reports KSL.

His wife faces a charge of abuse or desecration of a body. Read More