Who is Dejywan R. Floyd?
Dejywan Floyd is the man who allegedly shot dead Julie Eberly, a Pennsylvania mother of six who was killed on her way to a beach vacation with her husband in a random road rage incident in Lumberton, North Carolina, Sheriff Burnis Wilkins said in a release.
The murder took place on Thursday, March 25, 2021, around 11:40 a.m. on I95 South, Lumberton NC near Exit 22.
These are additional photos from the arrest of 29 year old, Dejywan Floyd. He was picked up in North Carolina just before 1 this morning. He’s charged with first degree murder related to the road rage killing of Julie Eberly from Manheim, Lancaster County. pic.twitter.com/Su2UPPlAJp
— Katelyn Smith (@KatelynWGAL) April 1, 2021
How old is Dejywan Floyd?
Dejywan Floyd, of Lumberton, NC, is 29 years old as of the year 2021.
Dejywan Floyd NC Murder
On Thursday, March 25, 2021, at approximately 11:40 am, officers were dispatched to a subject shot near Exit 22 on I95 north of Lumberton.
“Lumberton Police Department, Robeson County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina State Highway Patrol and Robeson County EMS arrived to find Julie Eberly suffering from a gunshot wound. Julie Eberly was shot through the passenger door as she and her husband, Ryan Eberly were traveling on I95 South. Ryan Eberly was not injured. Immediate medical assistance was rendered until being transported to UNC Southeastern where she later died.”
“The investigation revealed a road rage encounter unknowingly developed after the victim’s GMC Yukon came close to the suspect’s Chevrolet Malibu during a merge into a lane. The suspect then pulled to the victim’s passenger side, rolled down his window and fired multiple shots into the passenger door. Witnesses stated that the suspect then drove off and exited at Exit 22. The victim’s vehicle then pulled over on I95 and waited for medical assistance.”
Dejywan Floyd Lumberton, NC
Floyd’s vehicle was described as a “possible 2010 model Chevrolet Malibu or Impala, silver or grey in color with tinted windows and possibly with chrome around the window frame. The suspect is described as an African American with dreadlocks.”
The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Division “is leading the investigation.
Dejywan Floyd Arrested
According to a news release from the Sheriff’s Department, on Thursday, April 01, 2021, at approximately 12:38 a.m., Dejywan “was arrested in Parkview Apartments in Lumberton, NC.” Floyd is charged with First Degree Murder and Discharging a Weapon into an Occupied Property.
The sheriff said Floyd didn’t show any emotion when arrested.
Dejywan Floyd Footage
Sheriff Burnis Wilkins said: “The arrest of Floyd is the direct result of law enforcement agencies and the community working together. The surveillance footage provided to investigators by dozens of cooperating businesses and residents was critical elements in the tracking of Floyd’s path in Cumberland County prior to the shooting and throughout Lumberton and beyond after the shooting.”
“Regardless of the circumstances, no one deserved to be murdered while traveling our nation’s highways. I am proud of the investigative work put forth by the law enforcement agencies that came together as one to bring this case to a successful conclusion.”