Detectives have identified last night’s homicide victim as 28-year-old Beaumont resident Chad Slaughter.

Detectives are still working to identify possible suspects as well as any possible prior relationship that may have existed between the victim and suspects.

Judge Nancy Beaulieu has ordered an autopsy, which will be performed tomorrow morning.

If anyone has information that may lead to the identity of the suspect or suspects, Detectives are asking them to call Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS.  Callers do not need to give their name.

Sgt. Rob Flores, Jr.