Police: Waterloo teen likely died from hit and run accident; suspect arrested

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WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) - The Waterloo Police Department said a man has been arrested in case of a 16-year-old found dead.

On March 10, police said they were called to the area of Courtland and Vinton streets in Waterloo, where they found the body of 16-year-old Tayshaun Jenkins.

After talking with witnesses, authorities said Jenkins, of Waterloo, likely died from a hit and run incident.

Brandon Gordon, 22, came to the police station on March 12 and was charged with leaving the scene of a deadly accident, police said in a press release.

Police said they are still investigating the case.