Welfare check leads to discovery of 34-year-old homicide victim

Published 4:24 pm Saturday, January 1, 2022

Beaumont Police Department detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1500 block of Cartwright.

On Friday at 7:25 p.m., the BPD responded to a welfare check and located Joshua Yates, a 34-year-old Beaumont resident, deceased in his home.

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The investigation is ongoing.

If you have information about this investigation, contact the Beaumont Police Department at 409-832-1234.

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