Authorities believe they have found the remains of Colorado boy, Gannon Stauch, who mysteriously disappeared in January
According to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, remains that are likely of Gannon were found in Pace, Florida, roughly 1,377 miles away from the area he disappeared from.
The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office in Florida contacted the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday to report a deceased boy found north of Pensacola, The Denver Channel reports.
The District One Medical Examiner performed an autopsy on the remains and “tentatively identified” the boy as Gannon Stauch.
Gannon was in the care of his stepmother, Letecia Stauch, when he disappeared from his Colorado Springs area neighborhood. Although Stauch told CrimeOnline she had no idea where Gannon was and claimed she had nothing to do with his disappearance, authorities arrested her earlier this month on first-degree murder and related charges.
Stauch provided CrimeOnline with a car rental receipt that showed high mileage on January 28, the day after Gannon vanished. However, it has not been confirmed whether a rental car was used in connection to where Gannon’s remains were found.
Further, the El Paso Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone Pace or Pensacola areas between February 3 and February 5 to contact them at 719-520-6666 or email email@example.com.
Stauch is behind bars without bail.
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[Feature Photo: Gannon Stauch/Handout]