On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 9:44 p.m. Beaumont Police responded to the 9300 block of Riggs Street in reference to a victim of a stabbing. When officers arrived they located the victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. Beaumont EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased. Through the investigation, it was revealed that there was an altercation between suspect and victim, at which time the suspect began to stab the victim multiple times and then fled the scene on a bicycle prior to police arriving.
The victim has been identified as Grady Aaron Rothkamm, age 26 from Beaumont.
Detectives were able to obtain suspect information and have obtained a murder warrant for Ronald Laverne Crawford, age 53 from Beaumont, (pictured in the photo below). If you have any information about the location of Crawford, please contact Beaumont Police or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).