Dejywan Floyd Wiki – Dejywan Floyd Bio
Dejywan Floyd is the suspect accused of gunning down Julie Eberly, a Pennsylvania mother of six. According to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Department, she was killed on her way to a beach vacation with her husband in a random road rage incident in Lumberton, North Carolina.
“The murder occurred on Thursday, March 25, 2021, around 11:40 a.m. on I95 South, Lumberton NC near Exit 22,” the Robeson County Sheriff’s Department wrote in a news release.
He is 29 years old.
Julie Eberly Killed
The Sheriff’s Department gave this account of what happened to Eberly in its latest release:
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.
An anonymous donor in North Carolina put up 10,000 for reward for info leading to arrest in Julie Eberly road rage deadly shooting. Authorities looking for light colored Chevy. Julie and Ryan were on I95 heading to Hilton Head for anniversary@WGAL #justiceforJulie pic.twitter.com/9rIq2In2ys
— BarbaraBarrWGAL (@BarbaraBarrWGAL) March 27, 2021
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.
Previously, the department said:
The suspect 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.”
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 R. Floyd, 29, of Lumberton, NC “was arrested in Parkview Apartments in Lumberton, NC.”
UPDATE: A Lancaster County woman is dead after a road rage shooting in North Carolina. Julie Eberly and her husband were heading to a beach vacation. The latest on WGAL News 8 Today. pic.twitter.com/k4nmKLHS2z
— Jere Gish (@jeregishWGAL) March 26, 2021
Floyd is charged with First Degree Murder and Discharging a Weapon into an Occupied Property. The charges are in relation to the death of Julie Eberly, 47, of Manheim, Pennsylvania, the department confirmed.
Floyd is no stranger to the criminal justice system.
According to WGAL, he was first accused at age 17 of stealing a car in 2009.
He was released from prison in 2016 after being accused of firing a gun as a felon into a home, the television station reported. He also has past charges for “simple assault, breaking and entering, larceny and stealing a gun,” according to WGAL.