Murder Suspect James Dean Brewer Back In Police Custody | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Murder Suspect James Dean Brewer Back In Police Custody

Play associated audio

A spokesperson with The U.S. Marshals Service says James Dean Brewer, 24, turned himself in late Saturday afternoon. Brewer, a suspect in a fatal shooting in the District back in June, was reportedly accompanied by an attorney.

This all began Friday shortly before Brewer was to appear before a judge. According to court records, Brewer switched ID bracelets with another prisoner who was being held on a drug charge.

Brewer then apparently posed as that other person and was released since the charge, possession of PCP, is considered a misdemeanor.

Authorities say Brewer's escape is still under investigation.

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 30

Two film festivals open in the D.C. area this week.

NPR

VIDEO: You Don't Know Jack-O'-Lanterns

Explore the guts and glory of pumpkin science with Skunk Bear's latest video.
NPR

Tunisia's Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary Vote

The Nidda Tounes (Tunisia Calls) party won just under 40 percent of the seats, beating out the ruling Islamist Ennahda party.
NPR

Moving Past The Password, But At What Cost?

Apps working with a new Twitter service would simply ask for your phone number instead of a password. In exchange, the company would get some of the most valuable information about you.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.