Man accused of killing teenage girl scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday

15-Year-old girl found dead in detached garage
Posted at 9:45 AM, Apr 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-14 02:25:41-04

BAKERSFIELD -- The man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl is expected to be charged with first degree murder on Thursday. 

According to Bakersfield Police, the body of the teenager was found in a detached garage at a home on Dore Drive at about 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday. 

Following an investigation, police arrested 23-year-old Gerardo Rodriguez.

In addition to murder, he was arrested on child abuse charges.

Rodriguez is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow afternoon.


Bakersfield Police investigating suspicious death of 15-year-old, one arrested