On Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 3:25 p.m. Beaumont Police responded to an unconscious male victim lying in a field in the 1600 block of Leight Street. Officers arrived, located the victim, and summoned Beaumont EMS. Judge Collins responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

Detectives are in the early stages of this investigation and are currently interviewing witnesses to determine what occurred.

The victim was identified as Melvin Savoy, age 56 from Beaumont. The investigation is still on-going.

If you have any information in reference this homicide, please contact the Beaumont Police Department at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).