On Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 12:39 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the intersection of Shamrock and Tilson street in reference to checking the welfare of a black male on the ground. When officers arrived they discovered the victim lying unresponsive at this location. Beaumont EMS was summoned and determined the victim was deceased. The cause of death is unknown at this time and an autopsy has been ordered by the JP.
Detectives are investigating this as a homicide and are seeking information from the public. If you have any information in reference this homicide please contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).
The victim has been identified as Marvin Sims, age 52 from Beaumont. The investigation is still on-going.