CLEVELAND (WJW) – Cleveland police are investigating after a teenage girl was found shot to death inside a running vehicle that was parked in a field.
According to police, the body of 15-year-old Jaiden Rentas was discovered at about 2:30 p.m. on Friday, October 28.
Officials say a citizen reported spotting a vehicle parked in a field, near the 3700 block of West 22nd Street. The caller reported that both the vehicle’s engine and the windshield wipers were running.
When police arrived, they say they found the teen inside the vehicle with a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
Officials say a 16-year-old male suspect has been taken into custody and booked into the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center.