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Letecia Stauch, charged with killing stepson in Colorado Springs, will stand trial

COLORADO SPRINGS — A Colorado woman charged with killing her 11-year-old stepson will stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday after reviewing evidence in the case. Authorities allege that Letecia Stauch, 38, killed Gannon Stauch at their home in January 2020. At a hearing earlier this month, prosecutors presented evidence that investigators found Gannon’s blood on […]

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Colorado Springs stepmother accused of killing stepson found trial competent

COLORADO SPRINGS — A judge in Colorado ruled Tuesday that a stepmother who is accused of killing her 11-year-old stepson is competent to stand trial. The case against Letecia Stauch, 37, will now advance to a two-day preliminary hearing where prosecutors will present evidence they say support the charges against the stepmother, The Gazette reported. The […]

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Colorado authorities accuse stepmom of lying in 11-year-old Gannon Stauch’s death

COLORADO SPRINGS — Investigators believe a woman charged with murdering her 11-year-old stepson killed him in his bedroom just a few hours before reporting him missing in January and allegedly concocted a variety of stories to mislead them, according to a court document. Authorities say Letecia Stauch reported Gannon Stauch missing on Jan. 27 after […]

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Colorado Sun, other media outlets seek affidavit for stepmom accused of murdering Gannon Stauch

A group of Colorado news organizations has asked a judge to unseal an affidavit that could explain why police arrested a woman for investigation of first-degree murder in the disappearance of her stepson. Attorney Steve Zansberg, president of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, filed the motion Monday in El Paso County District Court. Letecia Stauch was […]

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Stepmom arrested in Gannon Stauch disappearance was fired from teaching job days before boy went missing

The El Paso County woman arrested on a murder charge related to the disappearance and presumed death of her 11-year-old stepson was fired from a middle school teaching job just days before the boy went missing. Letecia Stauch, 36, was going through orientation for a job at Mountain Ridge Middle School in Academy District 20 […]