Briana Calderas, of Cabool, is charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and abandonment of a corpse. Her trial was recently delayed until May 2019. 

A Cabool woman accused of participating in the 2017 murder of an area teenager at her residence appeared in court Friday.

Briana Calderas is charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and abandonment of a corpse for her alleged actions in the death of Joseph Steinfeld. She could face life in prison, if convicted. She is held without bond.

A hearing on motions was in Texas County Circuit Court.

Calderas was among four charged in the September 2017 death of Steinfeld, 17, who went by Ally and was transitioning to female, according to relatives. Calderas will stand trial Feb. 25-March 1 in Pulaski County, a judge decided earlier.

Andrew Vrba faces the same charges as Calderas. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

Another person, Isis Schauer, entered a guilty plea but is seeking to have her 20-year sentence set aside.

James Grigsby pleaded guilty in July to abandonment of a corpse and was sentenced to four years in prison.

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