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Murder suspect to appear in court

Posted: 4:20 AM, Jan 12, 2017
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. 

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