Crime

Man wanted in connection with Old Highway 99 homicide taken into custody

Shane D. Brewer is a person of interest in the Dec. 22 homicide on Old Highway 99 in Thurston County.
Shane D. Brewer is a person of interest in the Dec. 22 homicide on Old Highway 99 in Thurston County. Courtesy of the Thurston County Sheriff's Office.

A man who was wanted as a person of interest in a Dec. 22 homicide on Old Highway 99 has been taken into custody.

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office said Shane D. Brewer, 32, was arrested late Friday afternoon in Olympia.

Brewer was wanted on multiple felony warrants and was considered armed and dangerous.

Brewer is a person of interest in the death of a 45-year-old man whose body was found shortly after noon Dec. 22 in the 9000 block of Old Highway 99 south of Tumwater. The scene was in the Melody Pines Estates mobile home park.

The victim’s 2007 Ford Mustang was taken from the scene, deputies said.

Craig Sailor has worked for The News Tribune for 20 years as a reporter, editor and photographer. He previously worked at The Olympian and at other newspapers in Nevada and California.
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