Parents of missing teenager sue suspect

Carly Lewis was found dead in June. Her parents are now suing the suspect in her murder.

The parents of Carly Lewis are suing the teenager accused in her death.

According to the Associated Press, Todd and Susie Lewis filed a $25,000 wrongful death suit against 17-year-old Robert Jensen Schwander, who has been charged in the girl's death.

16-year-old Lewis went missing on June 2nd. Her body was found later that month at a Public Works Building in the Traverse City area.

Schwander, the son of a sheriff's deputy, allegedly admitted to Lewis' death, but pleaded not guilty in court.

Schwander is being held in the Grand Traverse County Jail.