Brownstown woman arrested for neglect after 1-year-old’s death

BROWNSTOWN, Indiana – Police arrested a Brownstown woman earlier this month in the death of a 1-year-old child.

According to Brownstown Police, officers were dispatched to an apartment on W. Spring St. at 4:08 p.m. on May 16.

They found a 1-year-old child who was not breathing. The child was taken to a Seymour hospital before being transferred to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in Indianapolis for “advanced care.”

The one-year-old died in the early hours of May 19, police said.

Kassandra Bracewell/Jackson County Jail

On May 25, police arrested 28-year-old Kassandra L. Bracewell on preliminary charges of neglect of a dependent person resulting in death.

The case remains under investigation.