Michael Odell Legg

Two Beaumont residents have been charged with the May 9 murder of Michael Odell Legg at 8136 Beauxart Garden Road in Nederland, Nederland police announced May 24.

The Nederland Police Department (NPD), with assistance from the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and the Beaumont Police Department, have filed Capital Murder charges on 24-year-old Ashlie Cherie Martinez and 23-year-old Duane Lamonte Owens Jr. for the murder of Michael Odell Legg. Both Martinez and Owens are residents of Beaumont. 

Screenshots from a Ring security camera

Officers of the Nederland Police Department are currently investigating a possible homicide in the 8100 block of Beauxart Garden Road.

Wednesday, May 9, 1:30 a.m., Nederland Police Department patrol officers were dispatched to a residence in the 8000 block of Beauxart Garden Road in reference to two suspicions subjects that had activated a door bell alarm equipped with a video camera.