Police offering reward for information in homicide of U-M student Paul DeWolf
Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.com
Editor's note: This article has been updated with information about U-M police matching the reward initially offered by Ann Arbor police.
Ann Arbor and University of Michigan police are offering rewards totaling $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction in the fatal shooting of University of Michigan medical student Paul DeWolf.
Ann Arbor police announced a $5,000 reward Monday morning. Just after 2 p.m. Monday, the University of Michigan Police Department announced the department would be matching the $5,000 reward offered by Ann Arbor police. Anyone with information is asked to call the AAPD tip line at (734) 794-6939 or e-mail TIPS@a2gov.org.
The rewards are being offered independently of CrimeStoppers, which is also accepting tips at (800) SPEAK UP, police said. CrimeStoppers tips can also lead to rewards.
DeWolf was found dead from a single gunshot wound July 24 at his apartment at the Phi Rho Sigma medical fraternity in the 200 block of North Ingalls Street in Ann Arbor. No firearm was found in the apartment and nothing seemed disturbed in the room, police have said. The case is being investigated as a homicide.
The Schoolcraft, Mich., native was a 2010 graduate of Grand Valley State University, where he was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. DeWolf had just completed his third year of medical school at the University of Michigan and was studying to be a surgeon. He was set to graduate in May 2014.
DeWolf was a reserve officer in the Medical Services Corps of the United States Air Force serving as a medical student under the the military's Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), according to officials.