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ECSU Offers Reward For Info About Student's Apparent Homicide

Posted March 5, 2004 5:10 a.m. EST

— An university is putting up money to solve the apparent homicide of one of its students.

Brian Pender was shot to death Monday in a house near the campus of Elizabeth City State University. Police think he was the victim of a violent robbery.

Elizabeth City State University is putting up $2,000 to find the person responsible.

Pender, 27, is a graduate from North Edgecombe High School and a native of Tarboro.