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Two Arrested in Connection With Beloit Murder

By: Beloit
By: Beloit

Beloit police say they have two suspects in custody in connection with a murder that happened over the weekend.

Lacolean Hawkins, 22, was arrested Monday on a probation violation. Since then, investigators have tied him to the murder of 25-year-old Marco Munoz–Solis. Hawkins is tentatively charged with first-degree intentional homicide. Police say they believe they've recovered the murder weapon.

Police have also arrested Hawkin's girlfriend, 24–year-old Beth Cooper.
She is charged with being a party to a crime.

Both Cooper and Hawkins are at the Rock County jail pending court appearances.

Police also want to talk Dwan Buchanan, 19. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.

If you have any information in this case, you are asked to call the Beloit Police Department at (608) 364–6800.


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