Reward offered for information on Grosse Pointe Park man's death

29-year-old Derek Golden's body found by workers at Riverview landfill

Published On: Apr 03 2013 04:36:04 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2013 07:24:01 PM EDT
RIVERVIEW, Mich. -

Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a reward for any information leading to an arrest after a 29-year-old Grosse Pointe Park man was found dead in a Riverview landfill.

Derek Golden's body was found last week at the Riverview Landfill Reserve. The Medical Examiner's Office has not yet determined a cause of death.

Golden went missing Dec. 9 and his black 2006 Subaru Tribeca was found on Detroit's east side.

Read back: Workers find body among trash at Wayne County landfill

The landfill is located on Grange Road and is owned by the city of Riverview, which is about 15 miles south of Detroit.

Police say trash comes to the landfill from several locations, including from Canada. Golden's body was found in a section used for disposal of larger home items.

A $2,500 reward is being offered by Crime Stoppers for information that leads to an arrest. If the tip that leads to an arrest is received by midnight of the day of the press conference there is an additional $1,000 reward for a total of $3,500.

Golden's family, Riverview police and Crime Stoppers spoke Thursday at the Riverview Police Department.


Derek Golden's 2006 Subaru Tribeca