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Murdered Florida law professor targeted

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 00:43

Police say a popular Florida State law professor who was shot in the head in his Tallahassee home was targeted. Linda So reports.

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When a popular Florida State law professor was murdered in his Tallahassee home last week, police say it was not a random crime. Investigators are trying to figure out who targeted Dan Markel. He taught criminal law at FSU. SOUNDBITE: GARNETT STOKES, FSU INTERIM PRESIDENT, SAYING: "He was a very well respected faculty member, an engaging professor and the students really learned a great deal from him." The Toronto native and father of two was found shot in the head Friday morning. Police have dedicated a tip line specifically for the case. SOUNDBITE: DAVID NORTHWAY, TALLAHASSEE POLICE, SAYING: "It's in the investigators best interest so they can access that line quicker." A reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

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Murdered Florida law professor targeted

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 00:43