THE stepmother of missing Colorado boy Gannon Stauch had been arrested for a string of crimes in four states under three different names before her arrest on Monday on suspicion of murder, criminal records show.
Letecia Stauch was even sentenced to prison after one arrest and has been convicted of charges including battery, grand-theft auto, making threats and domestic violence, according to the docs. Gannon is seen with his little sister and stepmother Letecia Stauch (above) in a selfie taken the day before he went missing. Credit: Facebook LeTecia Stauch left her job as a teacher and gave no notice after claiming she was harassed by Gannon Stauchs mother Credit: Facebook Letecia was arrested on Monday in Myrtle Beach on suspicion of first-degree murder in relation to the tragic disappearance of Gannon Stauch.
“We do not believe Gannon is alive,” said officials, five weeks after they first began to search for the 11 year old.
Letecia was reportedly the last person known to have seen the boy, saying he left the house through a side door on January 26 to go visit a friend.
She was charged with suspicion of child abuse resulting in death, tampering with a deceased body and tampering with evidence.
Police had never named her as a suspect prior to Monday, and she herself claimed to have been cleared of any wrongdoing by law enforcement.
She had not been cleared however, and while police are working to extradite her back to Colorado they have sealed the indictment filed in the case.This […]