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Suspect charged with tampering in connection with shooting death of Beaumont father released on bond

Bernard Bell, 26, has been released on a $20,000 bond. Bell is charged with tampering with evidence and felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the shooting death of Beaumont father Anthony Wilson.

BEAUMONT, Texas — A 26-year-old accused of tampering with evidence and being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the shooting death of a Beaumont father was released on bond Monday. 

Bernard Bell, whose bond was set for $20,000 has bonded out according to a spokesperson for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. 

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Bell is a convicted felon and is the brother of one of the previously arrested suspects in the shooting death of Anthony Wilson according to police.

A 15-year-old male was arrested as a suspect in the shooting, along with a 17-year-old and 18-year-old.

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Jamirious Jantrel Gardner, 17, and John James Cook, 18, were arrested and charged with murder after hours of interviews, and the identity of the 15-year-old will not be released since he is a juvenile according to a release.

Gardner and Cook are each held on a $1 million bond according to jail records.