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Reward offered in search for retired University of Michigan professor's killer

Police do not believe Robert Sharp's death was accidental

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Police are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for killing 77-year-old Robert Sharp. 

Sharp was a retired University of Michigan professor. He taught chemistry and was considered one of the best in his field. He was found dead in his basement around 9:45 p.m. June 11 during a welfare check. Investigators believe he died sometime the night before. 

Anyone with information on Sharp's death needs to call the Ann Arbor Police Department tip line at 734-794-6939. 

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