Probe continues into Covert Twp. death

David Reyna

COVERT — Police continue to investigate the death of a Hartford man found dead in a vehicle Monday afternoon.

Covert Township Police Chief Jay Allen identified the deceased as David E. Reyna, 23, of Hartford.

Covert Township Police discovered the him in the passenger seat of a 2002 gold Chevy Impala parked in the 27000 block of 72nd Street.

An autopsy was performed Tuesday to determine how Reyna died, however police still are not saying what led to his death.

“We are waiting on the toxicology report before we can officially have a cause of death,” Allen said. “We are looking in to many leads that are coming in from members of the community.”

No weapons were found in the vehicle, according to Allen, however police are investigating Reyna’s death as a “suspicious” one.

When police began their preliminary investigation, witnesses told investigators the vehicle had been parked at that location for “some time.”

Police now believe the vehicle was parked in the field for at least 24 hours before they found Reyna.

A look at Reyna’s Facebook site shows it was last posted to on May 6.

Reyna’s family members have set up a Go Fund Me page, online, for help with funeral expenses because Reyna did not have insurance. The online page can be accessed at