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Fourth person charged in death of teen whose body was burned

A fourth person was charged in the death of a teenager whose burned body was found in southern Missouri. (File)

A fourth person was charged in the death of a teenager whose burned body was found in southern Missouri.

James Grigsby, 25 of Houston, Missouri, was charged Monday with abandonment of a corpse and tampering with evidence in the death of 17-year-old Joseph Steinfeld.

Two women and 18-year-old Andrew Vrba were charged earlier with first-degree murder and other charges. Investigators found burned human remains last week in a burn pile near the mobile home of one of the women and in a bag inside a chicken coop.

The women told authorities that Vrba gouged out Steinfeld's eyes, stabbed him in his genitals and bragged about the killing. Steinfeld's family had reported him missing.

Grigsby was being held without bond. No attorney was listed for him in online court records.

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