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Demarius Reed murder: Eastern Michigan plays first game since death of former Simeon standout

Saturday, October 19, 2013
Police say robbery may have been motive in Demarius Reeds murder

Demarius Reed, a former Simeon Academy football player who went on to play for Eastern Michigan University, was found dead off-campus Friday morning.

Eastern Michigan University's football team played its first game since the death of their wide receiver Demarius Reed.

Saturday's game was dedicated to 20-year-old who grew up in Chicago and attended Simeon High.

His body was found Friday at an off-campus apartment several blocks north of the university.

The Ypsilanti police department says reed suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

Robbery is suspected as a possible motive.

Police do not have anyone in custody.

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