Defense attorneys request psychological evaluation for Lafayette County murder suspect Brandon Theesfeld

Updated Article - The man charged with the murder of a fellow Ole Miss student needs a psychological evaluation, his attorneys say.

Posted: Aug 22, 2019 8:47 AM
Updated: Aug 22, 2019 2:00 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - The defense team for murder suspect Brandon Theesfeld says their client needs a psychological evaluation

Theesfeld appeared in a bond hearing Thursday morning at the Lafayette County Courthouse.

Brandon Theesfeld is charged with the murder of Ole Miss student Ally Kostial.

Ally Kostial | Photo: MGN Online

His attorneys withdrew the request for a bond citing new information, ending the court appearance within minutes of it starting at 9:00.

State and Lafayette County law enforcement officers arrested Theesfeld in July for the death of fellow Ole Miss student, Ally Kostial, 21.

Lafayette county sheriff’s deputies found her body on July 20 in the Harmontown community of Lafayette County.

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