As Front Page Detectives previously reported, Gannon Stauch was allegedly stabbed, shot and beaten by his stepmother, Letecia Stauch, 39, inside his family home in El Paso County in January 2020 although he was initially reported as missing.
There have been many delays in the trial, but the defense requested a sanity report be completed on Letecia. The findings were released this week in court. Dr. Dorothy Lewis stated Stauch was in a “psychotic state” around the time Gannon died.
Previous sanity reports conducted at the Colorado Mental Health Hospital in Pueblo found Stauch to be sane, officials said.
Meanwhile, jury selection has begun for the trial and officials said they would like to obtain 16 jurors for the upcoming trial.
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According to KXRM, District Attorney Michael Allen asked for six weeks of trial, but he added that the proceedings could potentially take months.
Opening statements are scheduled to start no later than April 3.
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