Breana Rouhselang, a 17-year-old cheerleader, softball player, and junior student at Mishawaka High School, has been identified as the teenage girl whose body was found in a dumpster behind Pasquale Rulli’s Restaurant in Mishawaka, Indiana on Sunday, December 9.
The body of Breana Rouhselang, a 17-year-old junior at Mishawaka High School, was found in a dumpster behind Pasquale Rulli’s Restaurant in Mishawaka, Indiana Sunday, December 9.
Following the discovery of Rouhselang’s body, 16-year-old Aaron Trejo — a football player at Mishawaka High School — was taken into custody and was held on preliminary charges before being formally charged with murder and feticide on Monday, December 10.
A judge ordered that Trejo — who is scheduled to be arraigned in court on Tuesday, December 11 — be held without bond.
After her body was discovered, an autopsy found that she had died from multiple stab wounds. Additionally, police said that strangulation was occurring before her death because of how tightly her scarf was tied around her neck.
Furthermore, Rouhselang’ was found to be six-months-pregnant at the time of death. The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit investigated the murder.
Mishawaka High School released the following statement about the alleged murder:
“The Mishawaka High School family suffered a terrible tragedy today. School administrators are working with authorities in the investigation of the death of 17-year-old Breana Rouhselang.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family members and friends who have been affected by this great loss. Our focus now is to offer all of the support possible to our staff and students.
There will be grief counselors available at Mishawaka High School first thing in the morning, and throughout the day. School will be open, and we believe it is best for all students to come and be around those who care for them.”
Following her death, a GoFundMe me was created to help contribute to Rouhselang’s funeral expenses.
Who Is Breana Rouhselang
Breana Rouhselang, a 17-year-old junior cheerleader and softball player at Mishawaka High School who whose deceased body was discovered in a dumpster near Pasquale Rulli’s Restaurant in Mishawaka, Indiana on Sunday, December 9.
16-year-old Aaron Trejo has since been charged with her murdr.
Who Is Aaron Trejo?
Aaron Trejo is a 16-year-old Mishawaka High School student in Mishawaka, Indiana, that was arrested and charged with the murder of 17-year-old Mishawaka High School Breana Rouhselang on Monday, December 10.
Trejo, who is being held without bail, has been charged with two felonies: murder and feticide.