Murder suspect to appear in court

Posted at 4:20 AM, Jan 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-12 05:20:34-05

The man charged in the brutal death a young Corpus Christi woman will appear in court. 

Joseph Tejeda, the man accused of killing Breanna Wood, will appear in court for a hearing on the status of an attorney. Previously, Tejeda has asked the judge for a court-appointed attorney. 

Tejeda is accused of killing Breanna Wood then stuffing her body in a small box. Her body was found at an abandoned house near FM 666 and FM 1833 South of Bluntzer last Tuesday. A jail inmate who claims he was paid to get rid of her body led detectives to the scene. 

Breanna was reported missing in October 2016. 

Disturbing details released about the death of Breanna Wood 1/9/17
CCPD looking for missing woman 10/21/16
Police confirm they found the body of Breanna Wood 1/3/17