EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) -- Letecia Stauch may face new charges after reportedly attacking a deputy during her extradition process from South Carolina to Colorado.
Letecia Stauch, 36, was booked into the Criminal Justice Center mid-Thursday morning following a nearly 48-hour cross-country journey from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she was arrested March 2 on first-degree murder charges. Stauch's arrest came five weeks to the day after she first reported her stepson Gannon Stauch as a runaway to authorities.
11 News learned that Letecia slipped out of her handcuffs in the back of her transport vehicle from South Carolina to Colorado and reportedly attacked a deputy. Sources tell 11 News the deputy was taken to the hospital with injuries.
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That's why her transport was suddenly stopped and that's why Letecia was jailed in Kansas for about 12 hours. She was released Thursday morning from the Kansas Jail and appeared for her video advisement in Colorado Springs on Thursday.