Crime

Minor arrested in Beaumont homicide investigation

A minor has been arrested as part of a homicide investigation in Beaumont.

Beaumont police began the search after finding an abandoned vehicle shortly before 8 a.m. Avenue C and Crockett, police said in a news release Saturday afternoon.

“The vehicle contained a significant amount of blood consistent with someone sustaining serious injury, as well as evidence that a firearm may have been used,” the release said.

Further investigation continued through the day and eventually led detectives to the area of Fourth and Crockett, where at approximately 4:50 p.m., the body of a man was found, the release said..

The investigation is on-going. No further information was provided.

Written by Meagan Ellsworth

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