Holly A. Brewer Arrested

Beauregard Parish Sheriff officials arrested Holly A. Brewer, age 20, of DeRidder this morning. Brewer is charged with accessory after the fact to second degree cruelty to a juvenile.

Brewer's arrest came after an investigation into the death of her 18 month old child who was brought to a local hospital with severe head trauma.  Brewer had left the child in the custody of Jeffery P. Denby, age 24, of DeRidder who was arrested June 19th, 2009, in connection with the child's death.  During the investigation Brewer revealed that she had knowledge of ongoing abuse at the residence.  Brewer is also alleged to have provided false information at the emergency room concerning the bruises found on the baby and is being held in the Beauregard Parish Jail under a $150,000 bond.