ANCHORAGE, Alaska Anchorage Police investigating the murder of Cynthia Hoffman found evidence of child pornography on a phone connected to the case.
APD was looking through Denali Brehmer’s phone when they found videos sent to Darin Schilmiller of Indiana. Brehmer has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection with Hoffman’s death.
APD turned the case over to the FBI. The criminal complaint from the FBI said that Schilmiller texted Brehmer asking her to take photos and videos of underage girls. Schilmiller has been arrested and charged with producing and receiving child pornography.
This is the sixth arrest in connection with Hoffman’s murder. Kayden McIntosh, 16, allegedly the one who shot Hoffman, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder. After further investigation, police arrested an adult male and two juveniles in connection with the murder.
Caleb Leylan, 19, was arrested and faces charges of Murder 1, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, and additional charges of Sexual Assault 1 and Sexual Abuse of a Minor 2 for allegedly assaulting one of the juvenile suspects.
Brehmer has not yet been charged in relation to the child pornography found on her phone.