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UPDATE: Police identify homicide victim in Town of Beloit

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TOWN OF BELOIT (WKOW) --- Police have identified the victim in the Beloit homicide as Edward Damont Haley, 36, of Beloit.

Officials say they are continuing to investigate.


TOWN OF BELOIT (WKOW) -- Police are investigating a homicide that happened in the Town of Beloit early Friday morning.

The Beloit Police Department says they found a person lying in the road on the 2100 block of Newark Road just after midnight.  The man had been shot.  The victim was pronounced dead later.

The man has been identified, but the name is being withheld for confirmation.  An autopsy is expected to be done later today.  The investigation is still ongoing.

Newark Road between McKinley and Nye School will be closed throughout the morning.  An alternative route to Townview Elementary School is from the west off Madison Road or Highway 213.

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