Who was Julie Michelle Eberly?
Julie Eberly was a mother-of-six who was allegedly shot dead on her way to a beach vacation with her husband in a random road rage incident in Lumberton, North Carolina, authorities said. The accident occurred on Thursday, March 25, 2021, around 11:40 am on I95 South, Lumberton NC near Exit 22.
A mother of six children was fatally shot in North Carolina during a case of road rage on Thursday, authorities said. https://t.co/C0lVAcnVlM
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 27, 2021
Julie Eberly Husband, Ryan Eberly
According to WMBF-TV, Eberly and her husband had just celebrated their wedding anniversary and were headed to Hilton Head for a vacation.
It was their 7th wedding anniversary.
Julie Eberly Lancaster Pa
On Facebook, Eberly said her name was Julie Bittner Eberly. She wrote that she went to Manheim Central High School, lived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and was from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Many of her Facebook pictures show her with her multiple children.
She was from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
How old was Julie Eberly?
Julie was believed to be in her 40s at the time of death, March 25, 2021.
Julie Eberly Obituary
Sheriff Burnis Wilkins said in a release, “This was an innocent family from Pennsylvania headed to the beach for a vacation. Thankfully they had left their six children at home with grandparents but now these kids have to live with the thought of their mother being murdered in such a cowardly and senseless way. My heart goes out to this family and I ask that everyone reading this stop and pray for this entire family.”
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On Thursday, March 25, 2021, at approximately 11:40 a.m., officers were dispatched to a subject shot near Exit 22 on I95 north of Lumberton. Lumberton Police, Robeson County Sheriffs Deputies, North Carolina State Highway Patrol Troopers and EMS arrived to find Julie.
“She had been shot through the passenger door. Her husband, Ryan Eberly was not injured.”
Thus far, the investigation has revealed a road rage encounter unknowingly developed. The victims vehicle came close to the suspect vehicle during a merge into a lane. The suspect vehicle then came along side the victim’s passenger side. The suspect rolled down his window and fired multiple shots into the passenger door, one of which struck Julie. Witnesses then say the suspect sped off and exited at Exit 22, crossing over the bridge coming into Lumberton. The victims vehicle pulled over on I95 awaiting assistance.
Who Shot and Killed Julie?
The suspect vehicle is 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.
According to a press release from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Department, there is now a $10,000 reward for “information leading to probable cause for the issuance of warrants and the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of Julie.”
An anonymous donor gave the money for the reward to the Sheriff’s Department.
Julie Eberly Facebook
Eberly filled her Facebook page with pictures of her family. She also posted a photo of a prayer night and photos out with friends.
Her husband Ryan’s Facebook page says he is the owner of Flow Mechanical LLC.
Julie Eberly GoFundMe
A GoFundMe page to help Eberly’s family says she was going on vacation when killed. The fund has raised more than $33,000.