Posted :09-01-2013 at
Subject:Beaumont Woman Murdered by Estranged Husband
On Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 6:48pm officers responded to a report of a shooting victim in front of a residence in the 2500 block of N. 10th St. Witnesses stated that the actor left walking eastbound on Hoover St. towards N. 9th St.
Officers located the suspect in the 2700 Block of N. 9th St. and he was taken into custody without incident. He was identified as Ray Anthony Grant, 35 year old Beaumont man and the victim's estranged husband.
The victim was located in the front yard of a residence in the 2500 block of N. 10th St. and E.M.S. advised that she was deceased. She was identified as Natasha M. Duggins, 25 year old Beaumont woman.
Grant was transported to the station to speak with detectives and then transported to Jefferson County Jail and booked for Murder and City Warrants.
According to witnesses, Duggins was at a birthday party in the back yard of the residence. Grant asked Duggins to come outside to speak with him and shot her. Family Violence detectives are handling the investigation.
Officer Carol Riley 284-2563
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