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Defense requests psychological evaluation for murder suspect Brandon Theesfeld

The man is charged with the murder of fellow Ole Miss student Ally Kostial.

Posted: Aug 22, 2019 1:58 PM
Updated: Aug 22, 2019 1:58 PM

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brandon theesfeld's attorney asked a judge to keep him in custody. theesfeld is the ole miss student charged with murder of fellow ole miss student ally kostial his attorney cited new information in the case and asked for a mental evaluation on his client. wayne hereford's joins us live from the lafayette county courthouse with reaction to the move from the victim's family. family members of the alexandria kostial did not appear too upset as the man accused of killing their loved one, asked for a psychological evaluation. brandon theesfeld made his way into the courthouse early this morning flanked by a host of law enforcement officers . he appeared calm as he likely knew what was about to happen inside the courtroom. once inside his attorneys quickly withdrew their request for a bond hearing which was scheduled this morning. they followed up with a request for a psychological evaluation and just like that the hearing was over. theesfeld is accused of killing 21-year old alexandria kostial. a member of her family spoke to reporters shortly after the hearing. " ally's family is truly grateful for the prudent work accomplished by the memphis police. the lafayette county sheriff's office ,the lafayette county coroner's office,the ole miss community , and the many others who worked tirelessly . our hearts go out to all of those touched by ally's positive spirit and passion for life who are now feeling sorrow." cousin ) there were also a group of ally's friends outside the courthouse here who are doing some things in her memory. meanwhile, district attorney ben creekmore says that he intends to present the case to the grand jury. they will decide the charges if any for theesfeld moving forward. theesfeld is being held without bond in the lafayette county detention center. reporting live from oxford wayne hereford wtva nine news. at , we're giving
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