Reward Offered in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Neurosurgeon Found Dead in Attic Crawl Space

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Source: DetroitRewards.TV; UNSPLASH

May 11 2023, Published 10:47 a.m. ET

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Law enforcement officials have announced they are offering an award for information leading to the arrest of whoever is responsible for murdering a prominent neurosurgeon in Detroit.

As FrontPageDetectives previously reported, Dr. Devon Hoover, 53, was found dead in his mansion on April 23. His body was wrapped in a sheet and hidden in a crawl space in the attic.

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The victim, who was shot multiple times in the head, had planned to visit relatives in Indiana before his death, and his car was located abandoned on Detroit’s west side.

WWJ reported officials are turning to the public for help and offering a cash reward of $1,000 for information about the homicide.


According to the news radio station, one person of interest in the case was detained and then later released. Police believe Hoover, who worked at Ascension Healthcare at St. John Hospital,knew his killer.

“That man was an angel," a neighbor told WJBK-TV of the doctor. "He was beautiful. Everybody was shocked.”

Anyone with information about the case should send a tip to and include the case number 2304230294.


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