Letecia ‘Tecia’ Stauch Biography, Letecia ‘Tecia’ Stauch Wiki
Leticia “Tee” Stauch, the stepmother of Gannon Stauch, the 11-year-old boy who’s been missing since January 27, has been arrested in connection to his disappearance. Family spokeswoman Cynthia Coffman said that Stauch is being held for investigation of first-degree murder.
The Sheriff’s Office will be holding a press conference today at noon at Centennial Hall, located at 200 S. Cascade Avenue, in Colorado Springs to announce a major development in the Gannon Stauch case. pic.twitter.com/msqJDxCMFW
— EPCSheriff (@EPCSheriff) March 2, 2020
According to Stauch’s Facebook page, where she goes by the name Tee Stauch, she works as a curriculum developer at School District 49 in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado. She previously worked as an education specialist and teacher and at-risk youth coordinator in South Carolina. She completed her doctorate at Liberty University in 2019 in education.
Prior to marrying Stauch in January 2015, she had a daughter from a previous relationship, who’s now 18 years old.
Gannon Stauch Missing
Stauch initially told authorities that Gannon was sick and stayed home school on the Monday in January that he went missing. She told the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office that he left to go to a friend’s house between 3:15 p.m. and 4 p.m., and hasn’t seen him since. Gannon is in the 5th grade at Grand Mountain School in El Paso County in the Widefield School District.
Gannon lives with his father, Albert Stauch and his stepmother in the Lorson Ranch area of Colorado Springs. Stauch’s father is in the Colorado Army National Guard, and Gannon’s mother, Landen Hiott, lives in South Carolina. However, she is in Colorado to help with the search. Hiott and Stauch share custody of Gannon, according to his family.
Letecia Tecia Stauch Arrested
Tecia Stauch was arrested early Monday morning in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and is facing first-degree murder charges for a child under the age of 12 years, child abuse resulting in death and tampering with physical evidence. She will remain in custody without bond in South Carolina until she is extradited to Colorado Springs.
“Justice will be served because my boy does not deserve this,” said Gannon’s mom Landen Hiott. “Please hold off questions until we know that this person, this stepmom that I even trusted, that she will pay 100% for this thing that she did. Because I want to live on this Earth knowing that justice will be served for my little boy.”
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office announced a major development in the investigation that will be released during a news conference at noon Monday.
Authorities called him a runaway when it first asked the public for help finding him. But the sheriff’s office announced Jan. 30 that Gannon was considered a missing and endangered child because of the time he had been gone, his age and his reliance on medication.
During the news conference on Monday investigators said that Gannon was no longer alive and that they had yet to locate him. They also said they didn’t believe there was any threat to other children in the community.
Gannon Stauch CCTV Footage
Roderick Drayton, 49, a neighbor of the Stauch’s, found that his surveillance camera caught footage Gannon on January 27, and what he saw didn’t appear to line up with his stepmother’s initial statement. According to Drayton, video from a surveillance camera attached to his house also had the Stauch’s driveway in the frame.