Woman Injures Daughter After Husband Wouldn't Give the Child Away

OVERTON (KYTX) - On Sunday, the Rusk County Sheriff's Office reports that 47-year-old Debra Brown was trying to take her daughter from the arms of her husband and in doing so, injured her daughter. The altercation happened on CR 121D in Overton.  The child suffered bruises, and swelling on her leg, along with scratches all around her body.  

The arrest affidavit claims the husband denied to give the daughter away because he believed the mother was drunk, and wanted to leave in a car.  

Brown has been charged with injury to a child and assault causing bodily injury. She is being held in the Rusk County Jail on $12,500 bonds.   


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