Brandon Theesfeld Wiki
Brandon Theesfeld is the suspect in the murder of his 21-year-old University of Mississippi classmate Alexandria “Ally” Kostial.
Ally Kostial, a St. Louis native and Ole Miss senior, was found dead on July 20, 2019 near a remote lake in Lafayette County, Mississippi, about 20 miles from her college’s campus in Oxford.
University of Mississippi Interim Chancellor Larry Sparks issued a statement about Kostial’s death. Sparks said in the statement:
“We are truly saddened by the death of Alexandria Kostial. Ally was a valued member of our campus community. We extend our deepest sympathy to her family, friends, and classmates and stand ready to support them during this time. We appreciate the work of the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department and Coroner as they conduct their investigation.”
Brandon Theesfeld’s Arrest
Brandon Theesfeld was arrested in Memphis at a gas station by local police at 9:30 a.m. on July 22. Photos from his arrest in Memphis show several officers surrounding his Dodge Ram pickup truck that was parked at a gas pump. He was taken back to Mississippi and booked into custody. According to Online jail records, he is being held at the Lafayette County Jail.
According to Online records, Theesfeld was arrested in Walton County, Florida, in 2015 on a misdemeanor charge of possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21. Adjudication was withheld, meaning the case would be stricken from his record.
Brandon Theesfeld Murder Charge
Brandon Theesfeld appeared before a Lafayette County judge on July 23, for his initial appearance in court on the murder charge. He was recorded by a local news reporter walking out of the courthouse with his hands cuffed in front of him and his ankles shackled. He was wearing an orange prison jumpsuit as he was led to a sheriff’s department car.
According to Oxford Eagle reporter Jake Thompson, Theesfeld appeared before circuit court judge Andrew Howorth. He was held without bail, with a bond hearing set for a later date.
Theesfeld was originally booked into jail on an investigative hold, which allowed police to hold him in custody for up to 72 hours before formal charges were brought. The Oxford Eagle reports that on Tuesday, hold was crossed out in jail records and murder was written in its place.
Brandon Theesfeld Ole Miss
According to Brandon Theesfeld’s Facebook page, he is a Texas native and is also a senior at the University of Mississippi. He graduated in 2016 from Fort Worth Country Day School, but a classmate told Heavy that Theesfeld actually graduated from San Marcos Academy, a private Baptist boarding school about 3 and a half hours south of Fort Worth.
According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Theesfeld left Fort Worth Country Day because of academics after attending the high school from 2012 to 2014. He then enrolled in San Marcos Academy.
Theesfeld has been studying at Ole Miss since 2016, according to his Facebook page. He suspended from the school after his arrest.
Brandon Theesfeld Age
Brandon Theesfeld was born on April 5, 1997. He is 22 years old.
Brandon Theesfeld Parents
Brandon Theesfeld’s parents are Daniel Theesefeld and Kery Ann Campbell Clay. His parents are divorced. His father, Daniel Theesfeld, is a doctor in the Fort Worth area, who owns and operates the Pain Management Center of Texas.
Brandon Theesfeld Family
Theesfeld is the son of Daniel Theesefeld and Kery Ann Campbell Clay. He has two younger sisters, one of whom is also a student at the University of Mississippi. She is a member of Alpha Phi.
Brandon Theesfeld Fraternity
It is not clear if Theesfeld is a member of a fraternity at the University of Mississippi.
Brandon Theesfeld Facebook
Brandon Theesfeld’s Facebook account has been removed.