On April 14, 2020, at approximately 6:30pm, Beloit Police Officers responded to the 1600 block of Royce Avenue where they located the body of a deceased male. The male, later identified as Jwan J. Lamon, 18 of Janesville, Wisconsin, was the victim of a homicide. An autopsy, subsequently conducted by the Rock County Coroner’s Office determined that Mr. Lamon died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.
Beloit Police Detectives enlisted the help of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detective Bureau after evidence suggested that the homicide did not occur in Beloit. Detectives from both agencies determined that the victim, Mr. Lamon, was killed on April 9, 2020, in the 1500 block of Fischer Road in South Beloit. Davonte L. Hyler, 28, was developed as a suspect.
The investigation was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office and the following charges were authorized. On July 1, 2020, Hyler, who in custody at the Rock County Jail, was served a warrant on these charges.
Davonte L. Hyler, (DOB: 2/7/1992) of Beloit, Wisconsin
- First Degree Murder (Six Counts)
The Winnebago County Coroner's Office announced that the cause of death was a result of multiple gunshot wounds. The manner of death has been ruled a homicide.
As a result of the investigation with the Beloit Wisconsin Police Department and the Winnebago County Illinois Sheriff's Office, it was determined that Jwan was shot and murdered on April 9, 2020 on the 1500 block of Fischer Road in South Beloit, Wisconsin. Jwan's body was later found April 14, 2020 on the 1600 block of Royce Avenue in Beloit, Wisconsin. Jwan was the only intended victim.
Juam lived in Janesville, Wisconsin and was believed to have been murdered on April 9, 2020, five days before his body was recovered.
Our condolences to his parents His parents, Nyiesha Holt of Janesville and Algen Lamon Jr..
family, friends and all those who knew and love him.
CHARGES TO SUSPECT AT THE TIME
4/17/2020 Battery, Repeater, Domestic Abuse (Found Guilty)
4/20/2020 Possession of a firearm by a felon (Dismissed)
5/5/2020 Criminal Damage to Property (Found Guilty)
7/20/2020 Extradition to Winnebago County, IL to face murder charges)
Hyler had 2010 charges for Burglary, Aggravated Battery and Fleeing Officers
7/14/2021 at 10AM, Winnebago County, Illinois
Information accumulated via:
The Beloit Police Department
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office
Rockford Register Star
Beloit Daily News