Faith Danielle Hedgepeth was a UNC junior found dead in her apartment on the morning of Friday Sept. 7, 2012. She was three weeks shy of her 20th birthday. A biology major, Hedgepeth attended UNC on a Gates Millennium Scholarship. She was from Warrenton and part of the Haliwa-Saponi American Indian Tribe.
The Chapel Hill Police Department is investigating her death as a homicide. Records related to the homicide were sealed every 45 to 60 days until July 2, 2014, when the 911 call and redacted search warrants were released to the public. On Sept. 4, 2014, police released Hedgepeth's autopsy results and the un-redacted search warrants, along with video footage of Hedgepeth's parents asking the public for information.
There is a $40,000 reward being offered for information that leads to an arrest. You can call Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515.