Beaumont businesses donate to Crime Stoppers for Teel murder case

Beaumont business owners encouraging others to donate to Crime Stoppers

BEAUMONT - Robert Bertrand was torn when he heard the news of the murder of 19-year-old Kera Teel and her unborn baby, Kyndal.

That’s when he immediately reached out to help.

“Like more businesses are in this community, I feel like I had a duty to donate what I could to get this reward money up.” Said Bertrand.

Bertrand is the owner of Cotton Cargo in on 2400 Gulf Street in Beaumont and donated 1,000 dollars to Crime Stoppers.

He’s also encouraging other business owners to do the same to help find the killer of the 19-year-old victim and her baby.

Another company, Travis Brothers Building Automation, donated 2,000 dollars to Crime Stoppers.

The company wrote on their Facebook page: “We would like to encourage other businesses and individuals to also contribute to increase the reward to put as much pressure on the criminals behind this heinous act as possible. Our thoughts and prayers are with this family and hope to help bring them peace in finding these three fugitives.”

Also on board, Professional Bail Bonds donating 1,000 dollars. “We are encouraging all other bail bond companies to try and donate to Crime Stoppers to try and solve this and give this family some peace.” Said Julissa Cortez.

If you wish to donate you can contact Crime Stoppers by calling 833-tips. 

© 2017 KBMT-TV


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