• Carl Edward Brewer, 17, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of murder. BURLESON STAR/COURTESY PHOTO

Crowley teen arrested for double murder

Suspect taken into custody following standoff with SWAT team

CROWLEY - The Crowley Police Department arrested Carl Edward Brewer, 17, Wednesday afternoon and charged him with two counts of murder for the deaths of his adoptive parents Troy Brewer, 60, Mary Brewer, 63, and two individuals connected to an incident that occurred late Tuesday evening/early Wednesday morning in Crowley.

He was arraigned Wednesday afternoon by Judge Darla Peevey and bond was set at $100,000 for each charge for a total bond of $200,000.

In the late afternoon/early evening on Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Crowley Police Department received a call to conduct a welfare check on a home located in the 800 block of Buffalo Court in Crowley.

When officers arrived, police found two deceased individuals. As a precaution, a SWAT team was called in and several homes in the area were evacuated.

After a standoff lasting for several hours, the SWAT team took Carl Brewer into custody, and he was questioned by the Crowley Police Department and the Texas Rangers Wednesday morning before being arrested later that afternoon.
 

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Carl Edward Brewer, 17, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of murder. BURLESON STAR/COURTESY PHOTO