Slain Chicago Football Player Remembered

Funeral services take place today for a slain Simeon Career Academy grad and Eastern Michigan University football player. Demarius Reed’s funeral is this morning at Holy Temple Evangelistic Church of God in Christ in Harvey.

A wake was held Friday evening for Demarius Reed.   Reed was shot and killed in his off-campus apartment building in Ypsilanti, Michigan last Friday. Police believe he was the victim of a robbery.

Reed was a stand-out football player at Chicago’s Simeon Academy and was the first person in his family to attend college. The reward offered for information leading police to his killer is now up to ten-thousand dollars.

Ypsilanti Police have made no arrests in Reed’s death.

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