12-Year-Old Brother Arrested
Valley Springs, CA --The Calaveras County Sheriff's Office made an arrest this evening in the Leila Fowler murder case.
The Sheriff's Office reports that after a 15-day investigation, Fowler's 12-year-old brother was arrested at 5:10pm at the Valley Springs substation. The Sheriff's Office is not releasing the name of the boy because he is a minor.
The brother had initially stated that he chased a murder suspect out of the home the day his eight-year-old sister was stabbed multiple times. The Sheriff's Office says it is an ongoing investigation, so limited information is available at this time. The Fowler's home is on Rippon Road.
Written by BJ Hansen
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