Reward for information in Dan Markel case decreased

Published: Oct. 25, 2016 at 3:07 PM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

October 25, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Big Bend Crime Stoppers announced Tuesday that the reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder case of Florida State professor Dan markel has been decreased.

BBCS says effective immediately, tipsters will receive the standard amount, which is up to $3,000. They say the adjustment is due to a change in donor reward participation.

BBCS says while tips may be received through the Tallahassee Police Department's tip line, Crime Stoppers will only pay rewards for tips made through the Crime Stoppers tip line.

If you have any information about the Markel case or any crime, you can report it anonymously by calling Big Bend Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-Tips (8477). You can also text BBCS-(your message) to CRIMES(274637) or report tips online at


For a timeline of events in the Dan Markel murder case, click