Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 8:02 a.m., officers responded to the 5300 block of Cardinal drive, in the turnaround, in reference to checking the welfare of female on the side of the road. Upon arrival they discovered a black female laying on the side of the road and deceased.

The victim was later identified as Barbara Ann Johnson-Mallett,  52 year old Beaumont resident. Mallett’s death is still under investigation.
Please call Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS if you have information about Barbara ‘s death.