Second Arrest Related to Vestal Murder

By WBNG News

June 19, 2012 Updated Jun 20, 2012 at 6:35 AM EDT

Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Police make a second arrest related to the death of Shelby Jenkins. The Vestal Police Department arrested Keith Cleveland, 41, of Vestal.

Cleveland is accused of buying and providing alcohol to several people under the age of 21 on the evening of June 13, including Jenkins, 16, and her boyfriend Steven Lipka, 19, who's charged with her murder.

Police are reporting that Lipka is the father of Jenkins baby girl.

Jenkins was found unresponsive in the early morning hours of June 14, in the basement of Lipka's home. She was pronounced dead at Wilson Hospital. An autopsy revealed she was strangled.

Lipka was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

Cleveland is facing these charges:

- Six counts of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree, a class A misdemeanor.
- Two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.
- One count of criminal nuisance in the second degree, a class B misdemeanor.

Cleveland was arraigned and taken to the Broome County Jail on $2,000 bail.