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Discovery of Gannon's body leads to increased charges against Letecia


Last updated 5/8/2020 at 9:33am

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A collage of Gannon Stauch.

By Karin Hill

Authorities announced Friday that a body found in Florida a few days earlier is believed to be that of missing 11-year-old Gannon Stauch.

Lead prosecutor Michael Allen said new evidence associated with this discovery led his office to amend and add several charges against Gannon's stepmother, Letecia Stauch, who has been in custody since March 2 under suspicion of murder.

Now, she is being charged with first degree murder with intent and deliberation, as well as allegations of several possible weapons or instruments that may have been used; however, Allen would not elaborate...

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