Eastern Michigan Player Found Dead

SONY DSCYPSILANTI, Mich. — Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed was found shot to death early Friday and authorities have launched an off-campus homicide investigation.

Ypsilanti Police Sgt. Thomas Eberts tells the Ann Arbor News that a man’s body was found in the hallway of an apartment complex about 7:15 a.m. by his roommate. The victim appeared to have been shot to death.

Reed, a junior, was a standout at Simeon High School in Chicago. The 5-foot-10-inch, 161-pound wide receiver played in six games for Eastern Michigan this season, catching 15 passes for 181 yards and a touchdown.

He made 18 receptions for 171 yards in nine games last season. He scored one touchdown.

The Eagles are scheduled to host Ohio on Saturday afternoon.

Source: Associated Press