Beaumont Police have a man in custody for the murder of Joseph Andrew Frank.

Mark Wayne Brantley, a 27 year old Beaumont man, was arrested Wednesday, July 3, 2019 and charged with Murder.  Brantley was transported to the station to speak with detectives and then transported to Jefferson County Jail.

The victim has been identified as Joseph Andrew Frank, a 45 year old Beaumont man. The investigation continues and if you have any information about this case, please contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).

On Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:30 p.m. Beaumont Police responded to the 2400 block of Primrose Street in reference to a victim of a shooting. When officers arrived they discovered a deceased male lying in the driveway. The early stages of the investigation reveal that the man died from apparent gunshot wounds and that the suspect(s) are still at large as investigators question witnesses. The investigation is still on-going and the name of the victim will be released later in the morning.

If you have any information reference this homicide, please contact Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas at 409-833-TIPS (8477).