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Mom told police 'I don't know what the concern is' one day before missing son, 5, found buried in yard (video)

Jordan Rodriguez, 5, of Cleveland.  (Source: Angel Alvarez) Jordan Rodriguez, 5, of Cleveland. (Source: Angel Alvarez)
Larissa Rodriguez appears for arraignment (Source: WOIO) Larissa Rodriguez appears for arraignment (Source: WOIO)
Christopher Rodriguez (Source: Facebook) Christopher Rodriguez (Source: Facebook)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland Police released body camera video from a visit to the home of Larissa Rodriguez to question her about her then missing 5-year-old son Dec. 18, 2017.

Authorities told Rodriguez they got a concerning tip about her son Jordan and they were there to do a welfare check. Before entering the home, police walked to the backyard of the house. 

"What was the call maybe about?" she said. "I mean, I don't know what the concern is." 

Jordan's remains were discovered by police Dec. 19, 2017 -- one day after they questioned Rodriguez -- in the backyard of a West 80th Street home.

Cleveland police received a call from Pakistan on Dec. 18, 2017 from a man named Scott Rodriguez regarding a report of a missing 5-year-old boy. 

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

During the police questioning with the 34-year-old mother, she explained Jordan was visiting his father out of the state. 

"He's with his dad. He's visiting for the holiday, he's not here with us right now. [His dad] is in Texas," she said. "I don't have his number."

A little more than one month after police found the body of Jordan, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has ruled his death a homicide.


RELATED: Listen to Cleveland police call that led officers to human remains


His body was found in bags. 

Jordan's jailed mother, who is a mother to nine, led police to the abused body of her son Jordan.

She is charged in his murder and is being held on a $1 million bond.  


RELATED: Mother of missing 5-year-old pregnant with 10th child


Also charged is Christopher Rodriguez, Larissa's boyfriend.

He faces aggravated murder charges in Jordan's death.  

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