Fourth Person Charged in Texas County Teen Murder

News
grigsby_1506371150687.jpg

HOUSTON, Mo. – A fourth person has been charged in the death of a teenager in Texas County.

James Grigsby, 25, of Houston was charged today with abandonment of a corpse and tampering with evidence, according to online court records. He was arraigned in Texas County Circuit this afternoon.

Grisby joins three others from Texas County charged in connection with the death of 17-year-old Joseph Steinfeld. The teen’s burned remains were found in a garbage bag in a chicken coop behind the home of another person charged in the death.

Despite the pending results of lab tests of the remains, 18-year-old Andrew Vrba of Texas County has already admitted to stabbing Steinfeld to death. 

Fellow suspects Briana Calderas and Isis Schauer have already confirmed they helped Vrba burn Steinfeld’s body in Calderas’ backyard. 

“We’ve got their confessions; everyone has their day in court,” Texas County Sheriff James Sigman said last week. 

Though Steinfeld was last seen by his family in Houston on Sept. 1, Sigman says he wasn’t reported missing until Sept. 14. The boy is thought to have been killed before his eighteenth birthday, Sept. 9.
 

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Local Sports

More Local Sports

National News

More National

World News

More World News

Calfano podcast

 Calfano podcast

Show Me Politics Podcast

Washington DC Bureau

Washington DC Bureau

Newsfeed Now

More Newsfeed Now

Trending Stories