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Police investigating after adults overdose with 2 kids in car

Phoenix Police
Kayla Renteria
Posted at 8:49 PM, Nov 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-07 09:27:59-05

PHOENIX — Phoenix police have opened a child neglect investigation after two adults overdosed in a car with two children inside.

The incident happened Wednesday night in the parking lot of a Walmart near 51st Avenue and Indian School Road.

Officers say the woman driving the car, 30-year-old Kayla Renteria, was arrested for child endangerment. A man in the passenger seat was cited for child endangerment, police say.

The children were not harmed, said Cox, and were placed with other family members.

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