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Cleveland police received a call from Pakistan from a man named Scott Rodriguez on Monday regarding a report of a missing 5-year-old boy, Jordan Rodriguez.

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Police responded to the home in question on Monday, located at 1361 West 80th St., and found nothing. Police returned to the home Tuesday and found human remains buried in the backyard.

The boy’s mother, Larissa Maria Rodriguez, 34, has been taken into custody, and will be charged with murder and felonious assault on Thursday, according to Cleveland Police Public Information Officer Jennifer Ciaccia.

Police have not yet released whether the remains are that of the missing 5-year-old boy.

The tip caller is the brother of the child’s stepdad, Christopher Rodriquez. who is currently in the Medina County Jail.

Scott Rodriguez told police that the child was found unresponsive and was buried in the backyard two months ago.



Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News

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