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Perdue offers 10k in UNC student slaying

Published On: Nov 14 2012 10:34:25 PM CST
Perdue offers 10k in UNC student slaying

Faith Danielle Hedgepeth (Image courtesy American Indian Center at UNC-Chapel Hill)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -

Gov. Beverly Perdue's office said Wednesday that it's adding $10,000 to the reward for information in the murder of UNC Chapel Hill student Faith Danielle Hedgepeth.

Hedgepeth, a 19-year-old UNC sophomore, was found dead in her off-campus apartment Sept. 7.

The total reward money for information leading to an arrest and conviction is now at $39,000.

The Chapel Hill Police Department continues to appeal to anyone with information about the death of Hedgepeth to call the police department's tip line at (919) 614-6363.

Tips can also be made to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro-UNC Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515.

Calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential.

--For more information, visit WTVD