Authorities: Beloit death investigated as homicide

Beloit police and the Winnebago County, Illinois Sheriff's Department are working together to investigate a homicide from earlier in the week.

Beloit officers found the body of Jwan J. Lamon, 18, Janesville, Tuesday around 6:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of Royce Avenue. Authorities believe that the killing "was not a random homicide."

Detectives from both agencies are working together to investigate, according to a joint statement released Thursday afternoon.

Authorities said they are withholding additional information "to protect the integrity of the investigation."

Anyone with information should contact the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detective Bureau (815) 319-6400, Beloit Police (608) 757-2244 or Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.

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