Arrest made in Old Town homicide

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Beaumont police have made an arrest in the murder of a woman in an Old Town apartment.

Police were dispatched to the 2340 Angelina St. at Minor Street on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, at 9:59 a.m. Upon arrival, BPD officers found a deceased female inside apartment 102, and because of evidence found at the scene, officers investigated the scene as a homicide. Detectives were then dispatched, and questioned witnesses and one possible suspect at the Beaumont police station.

The victim was identified as 38-year-old Reggie Jokodola. A suspect, 27-year-old Sean Lavergne, was arrested and charged with murder in her death. The exact cause of death is yet to be determined.

— BPD press release

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