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Reward offered for info leading to arrest in murder of retired U of M professor

Posted: 7:09 PM, Jun 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-21 12:18:38Z

Ann Arbor police say that a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspects involved in the homicide of a retired University of Michigan professor. 

Robert Sharp, 77, was found dead inside his home on Monday, June 11 when officers were conducting a welfare check. 

Sharp, a retired Chemistry professor for the University of Michigan Chemistry Department, began his career with the university in 1969.

According to the Ann Arbor Police Department, evidence at the scene indicated that the suspect, or suspects, may have injuries as a result of the incident. Those injuries may be to the suspect(s) hands or face. 

If you have any information, please contact the Ann Arbor police tip line at 734-794-6939, or Detective William Standford at 734-794-6930 ex 49318. 

Police have not released information on the reward amount.