Day eight in the murder trial of a Colorado stepmother accused of murdering her stepson in 2020 began Friday morning at the El Paso County court.
Prosecutors say Letecia Stauch stabbed, shot, and beat her 11-year-old stepson, Gannon Stauch inside the family’s El Paso County home in January 2020. Months later, his body was found stuffed into a suitcase beneath a bridge in Pace, Florida.
Letecia Stauch is facing charges of:
- Murder in the First Degree (Child Under Twelve-Position of Trust §18-3-102(1)(f))
- Tampering with a Deceased Human Body, §18-8-610.5
- Tampering with Physical Evidence, §18-8-610(1)(a)
Stauch pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
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[Feature Photo: Gannon Stauch/Facebook via Landen Hiott]