Faith Hedgepeth Homicide

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.

The Daily Tar Heel tags stories to make it easier for you to find our more about topics you care about. Consider it a Wikipedia for all things UNC.


Video not requested in Hedgepeth homicide case

It’s been 18 months since Faith Hedgepeth was found dead in her off-campus apartment. Police say they are still diligently working to name a killer, but the trickle of information initially released has now slowed to a halt.


Faith Hedgepeth records to be reviewed on March 17

The sealing order will expire today on the records related to the homicide of Faith Hedgepeth. Hedgepeth was a UNC junior when she was found dead in her apartment on Sept. 7, 2012. Three days after her death, a Durham County Superior Court judge sealed multiple search warrants and a 911 call associated with Hedgepeth’s case.


Faith Hedgepeth granted sorority honor

This month, members of a Native American sorority on campus unanimously agreed to extend honorary membership to Faith Hedgepeth, a UNC student who was found dead in her off-campus apartment last year.