Jamaican man headed to trial for 2013 city murder

A Jamaican man suspected of gunning a 47-year-old city man in 2013 has rejected prosecutors’ plea offers and is expected to be tried later this year. Judge Pedro Jimenez set Robert Byers’ murder trial down for Oct. 3 of this year. He is accused of fatally shooting construction worker and DJ Devon Hewitt in 2013, … Read more →

Robert Byers indicted on murder charges in connection with Devon Hewitt’s death

A suspect who fled to Florida after allegedly fatally shooting construction worker and DJ Devon Hewitt in 2013 has been indicted on murder charges. Robert E. Byers, 36, of Mott Street, who was nabbed in Miami in March, was indicted on first-degree murder and weapons charges after Assistant Mercer County Prosecutor Kimm Lacken presented the … Read more →

Murder suspect held on $1 million bail

The suspect in the death of a Trenton man has been returned to New Jersey after he was captured in Miami. Robert E. Byers, of Trenton, has been charged with the shooting death of Devon Hewitt on Nov. 21, 2013. A U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force investigation revealed that Robert E. Byers was … Read more →

Trenton man arrested in connection with Devon Hewitt murder

A Trenton man was arrested last week in connection with the 2013 murder of 47-year-old Devon Earl Hewitt. Around 4:45 p.m. on Nov. 21, police found Hewitt lying on the floor of a residence in the 100 block of Phillips Avenue suffering from a single gunshot wound. Hewitt was pronounced dead at the scene. According … Read more →

Robert E. Byers

  • Arrested: March 27, 2014
  • Age: 36
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Unknown

Suspected in the Nov. 21, 2013, death of Devon Earl Hewitt.