Detectives are working to determine the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a Beaumont man.
At about 4:42 p.m., Jan. 6, patrol officers responded to a 911 call at a house located in the 1300 block of Central Drive. The caller told dispatchers he woke up from a nap and found 27-year-old Derek Allen Phillips, his roommate, in the house unresponsive and bleeding profusely. Officers arrived and found that Phillips was deceased. Narcotics were also found in the house.