x

Memphis News & Weather | Memphis, TN | WATN - localmemphis.com

Ripley man indicted in child rape investigation in Lake County, TN

A Ripley, Tennessee, man has been indicted in a child rape investigation in Lake County.
7-17 – austin brewer

LAKE COUNTY, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A Ripley, Tennessee, man has been indicted in a child rapeinvestigation in Lake County.

Austin Brewer is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl at aLake County home. According to investigators, Brewer is accused of sexuallyassaulting the young girl from July 2017 to September 2017. The TBI joined theinvestigation into the allegation in September 2018.

A Lake County Grand Jury indictedBrewer July 8th, 2019, on two counts of rape of a child, one countof aggravated sexual battery of a child under 13, and two counts of incest.

Brewer was booked into the LakeCounty jail on $75,000 bond.