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Heavy rains have already moved to the coast this morning. And with moisture content and instability a little more evident today, we've moved our rain coverage up to 60%. Afternoon temps will slowly build to the mid and upper 80's today. We're not ruling out a few showers continuing for the overnight period. That 60% coverage of showers will repeat ...
Suspect in triple homicide taken into custody
UPDATE: Joe Frederick Hawkins was taken into custody Monday afternoon in Groves, according to Sgt. Rob Flores of the Beaumont Police Department.
Watch KFDM News at 6 for a live report on the arrest.
Beaumont - from BPD
Beaumont Detectives have identified the three family members killed in last nights triple homicide. They were 33-year-old Anthony Ray Hawkins, 30-year-old Reshowna Hawkins, and 34-year-old Darrell Hawkins. Judge Ransom Jones has ordered autopsies that are being performed today.
The 21-year-old female who suffered multiple gunshot wounds is in stable condition.
Officers are still attempting to locate Joe Frederick Hawkins, 26-year-old Beaumont resident, believed to be the suspect in this capital murder. He was last seen in a silver 2002 or 2003 Buick Century with Texas license plates DS4P770. The vehicle has dark tinted windows and a missing rear passenger-side hubcap.
We believe that Hawkins is armed and dangerous.
If you see Hawkins, or the vehicle he was last driving, please call the Beaumont Police Dispatch Center at 832-1234. You may also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 833-TIPS