Jessica Jurges, who served as the personal assistant to Brown's family, and Shelly Dawn, who was Matt's manager, allege in interviews with The Sun that the Alaskan Bush People star attacked them days apart in summer 2018. They reported the alleged crime to the LAPD, which referred the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. According to The Sun, the D.A. declined to prosecute. In a statement to People magazine on Wednesday, the Discovery Channel — which handles personal inquiries about the Brown family — addressed the sexual assault claims. "Discovery Channel was approached several years ago regarding the allegations, finding them disturbing and very serious," the cable channel said in a statement. "We agreed the local authorities should be contacted immediately. Due to the nature of the accusations we felt that all cooperation would be most appropriately handled by law enforcement."