Suspects Arraigned in Demarius Reed Death

Nov 25, 2013

Ypsilanti Police have two suspects in custody in the death of Demarius Reed, the Eastern Michigan University student athlete found dead at his off-campus apartment complex October 18th.

The 21 year-old Reed had suffered several gunshot wounds, and investigators believe he may have been shot during a robbery attempt.

Interim Ypsilanti police Chief Tony DiGiusti says Ed Jameal Thomas and a second suspect are facing murder and robbery charges 

Thomas was arraigned Sunday, while the second suspect had not yet appeared in court.  Both men are in custody. 

Reed was found dead at his off-campus apartment comlext October 18th. 

Interim Chief Giusti thanked the various law enforcement agencies that were involved in the case, with a special thank-you to the Eastern Michigan University Police Department and Chief Bob Heighes.