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Suspect in fatal stabbing arraigned and charged
A Beaumont man was stabbed to death Monday evening and Tuesday a suspect was arraigned and charged with murder.
Samuel Thomas the IV, 34 years old, was arraigned Tuesday and his bond was set at $1 million dollars. He is in the Jefferson County Jail.
Thomas was also on probation for a prior assault on a police officer.That probation was revoked Tuesday as well.
Beaumont police responded to a report of a body found in the back yard of a house around 6:45 p.m. Monday in the 5400 block of Sunbury.
When officers arrived, they found 59-year-old John Neff dead and had what appeared to be multiple stab wounds.
According to police, occupants of the house told them a family member, Samuel Thomas the IV told them that he had stabbed Neff.
After searching for several hours, police found Thomas.