Killeen police arrest sexual assault suspect

Carlos Marece Brown Jr. (Killeen Police)

Police have arrested a sexual assault suspect in Killeen. 

On May 19, officers were dispatched to 2200 block of Sparrow Road in reference to a 911 call about a shooting victim. When officers arrived they found a 16-year-old juvenile female dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

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Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division and the Special Victims Unit investigated the shooting and determined the deceased victim had inappropriate physical contact with a family member. 

On Wednesday, July 15, this case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging 27-year-old Carlos Marece Brown Jr. with Sexual Assault of a Child. 

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A warrant was obtained for his arrest and at approximately 6:05 p.m. the same day, Brown turned himself into the Killeen City Jail. Brown's bond has been set at $100,000.