Death of U-M medical student being investigated as homicide

Death of U-M medical student found at Phi Rho Sigma home being investigated as homicide

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Paul DeWolf, third year medical student at the University of Michigan Paul DeWolf, third year medical student at the University of Michigan
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WJBK) -

Ann Arbor Police say the death of a 25-year-old University of Michigan medical student Paul DeWolf is being investigated as a homicide.

Police responded around midday Wednesday to the student's off-campus residence on the 200 block of North Ingalls. Fox 2 has learned that DeWolf's death may be considered a homicide.

DeWolf was a 3rd-year medical student. He was also an active duty Second Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force.

Police say his body was found after he failed to show up for work at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital. A colleague was sent to check on him at his Phi Rho Sigma home and discovered his body.

Those who knew DeWolf tell Fox 2's Erica Erickson that he was funny guy who liked to go running.

Press release from Ann Arbor Police:

On July 24, 2013, third year University of Michigan medical student, and active duty Second Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force, Paul DeWolf, failed to arrive as scheduled for his assignment at the Veteran's Hospital. An associate was sent to check on his whereabouts and found the 25 year old student deceased in his apartment in the 200 block of N. Ingalls. That associate called 911.
As a result of the ongoing investigation and the preliminary results of the Washtenaw County Medical Examiner's Office, the incident is being investigated as a homicide at this time.

The Ann Arbor Police Department has met with Mr. DeWolf's family members, the University community and is coordinating efforts with them. The Ann Arbor Police Department offers its deepest condolences to the DeWolf family.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Ann Arbor Police tip line 734-794-6939, or e-mail TIPS@a2gov.org or Crimestoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP

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