Laurean's former NC home going up for auction

JACKSONVILLE, NC (AP) - The auction of a home where the body of a missing Marine was found was postponed moments before it was set to begin, according to the Jacksonville Daily News.

The auction of the of the ranch-style, 1,100-square foot house located at 103 Meadow Trail  was suppose to take place Monday, Jan. 5 at 2:00 PM.  It has been rescheduled for January 26.

Former Cpl. Cesar Laurean used to live at the home that's going up for auction in Onslow County. He has been charged in the killing of Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach of Vandalia, Ohio.

Investigators found Lauterbach's charred remains last year in a shallow grave in Laurean's backyard. Laurean was arrested in Mexico in April and has been fighting extradition back to North Carolina.

The single-story, 1,100-square foot house near Camp Lejeune has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The law firm Brock & Scott PLLC says the opening bid is about $102,000.

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