BELOIT—Jion Broomfield will be remembered by those who knew him for his loving nature and devotion to his family and friends, his parents say, as the Beloit community mourns his untimely death.

A 19-year-old who graduated from Beloit Memorial High School last year, Jion Bromfield loved all things sports, especially basketball, and was a social butterfly when he was in familiar surroundings and people.