Cabool Woman Sentenced In Death Of Transgender Teen

A Cabool woman has been sentenced in the death of a transgender teen in 2017. Briana Calderas was in court in Pulaski county Wednesday and was sentenced to 8 years in prison on charges of abandonment of a corpse, concealing a felony  and tampering with physical evidence. She was originally charged with murder but plead guilty to the lesser charges. The charges are in connection with the death of 17 year old Joseph Stinfeld who went by the name Ally and was said to be transitioning to a female. Three others were charged in connection with the murder.  In earlier cases 27 year old James Grigsby pleaded guilty to abandonment of a corpse and was sentenced to 4 years in prison. Isis Schaurer pleaded guilty to second degree murder and was sentenced to 20 years in prison and the man accused of stabbing Stinfeld to death, Andrew Verba is scheduled to stand trial next year in Greene County.