Defuniak Springs Murder Charges

Defuniak Springs Police are charging a woman with the death of her own son.

Brandy Lee Brown faces charges with the drowning death of her one-year-old son.

The child drowned in a bathtub at the Heritage Bay Apartment Complex on May 29.

Investigators say Brown left the little boy in a tub while she was partying outside the apartment.

Neighbors reported hearing Brown screaming for help.

They performed CPR on the boy until paramedics arrived.

The boy died a short time later at a nearby hospital.

Brown faces a multitude of charges, one count of manslaughter, aggravated manslaughter, death of a child and two counts of aggravated neglect, child neglect.