TPD Releases New Documents in Markel Murder Case

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Update: Julie Montanaro
February 25, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- In the mysterious murder of FSU Professor Dan Markel, Tallahassee Police released five pages of heavily redacted reports this week in hopes they'll prompt someone to share what they know about the unsolved murder.

Markel was shot and killed in his car in his garage on Trescott Drive back in July 2014.

Perhaps the only new detail in those documents is that Markel's keys were still in the ignition and the house was locked.

Tallahassee Police believe the suspect or suspects fled the scene in a light colored Prius. TPD has not publicly pinpointed a motive in the case.

If you have any information on the murder of Dan Markel, call Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
February 25, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Tallahassee Police Department has released new documents in the unsolved murder of a Florida State University professor that occurred over a year-and-a-half ago.

FSU law professor Dan Markel was found in his vehicle at his Trescott Drive home with a gunshot wound to the head in July of 2014.

TPD said in a statement Wednesday that it was releasing the on-scene reports in an effort to maintain transparency.

The documents highlight the police departments response to the scene and list officials who were present at the scene during the time of the investigation in a log.

TPD says the case is still actively investigated and leads are still being followed.

The tip line for the case is still active and can be reached by calling (850) 891-4462 or individual may choose to report any information to CrimeStoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.

The documents are attached to this article.



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