COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The stepmother of a Colorado boy missing for over a month has been arrested in connection with his disappearance. El Paso County Sheriff announced Monday that Letecia Stauch was arrested in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and will be extradited to Colorado on charges including first-degree murder.
According to the sheriff’s office, Letecia Stauch reported the boy missing Jan. 27, saying he left left to go to a friend’s house in the afternoon. Authorities called him a runaway when it first asked the public for help finding him. But the sheriff’s office announced Jan. 30 that he was considered a missing and endangered child.