Breaking news: arrest made in Beaumont murder

Police still investigating Beaumont homicide

BEAUMONT - Robert Lewis, 62 year old Beaumont man was arrested for the Murder of  George Erwin, 63 year old  Beaumont man.

According to police, Erwin was at Lewis’s residence and the two got into a disturbance. Preliminary investigation revealed strangulation as suspected cause of death. 

Around 7:30 a.m. Friday officers were called to an apartment in the 2800 block of Pine Street.  A caller said there was a disturbance at the address.  Officers found a deceased person inside the apartment.  

Lewis was booked in to Jefferson County Correctional Facility after being interviewed by investigators.



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