$50,000 reward offered in investigation of homicide of Donald Farrell, 10/31

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A $50,000 reward is being offered for the identification, apprehension and conviction of the persons involved in the fatal beating and robbery of Rowan University sophomore Donald Farrell on campus Saturday evening, Oct. 27.


A $50,000 reward is being offered for the identification, apprehension and conviction of the persons involved in the fatal beating and robbery of Rowan University sophomore Donald Farrell on campus Saturday evening, Oct. 27.

According to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office, a 24-hour tipline and confidential email address have been established for anyone with information about the attack. The telephone number is (856) 307-7180. The email address is mcu@co.gloucester.nj.us.

The suspect in the case is described as a medium-complected black male with rounded features, braided hair, thin mustache, and light goatee, approximately 20-24 years of age and 5 feet, 7 inches in height.

Mr. Farrell, 19, of Boonton, Morris County, was attacked while walking with a group of friends near the XPress Food Mart off Route 322. He died of his injuries on Sunday, Oct. 28. His wallet was taken during the attack.

Reward funds have come from several sources, including the sheriff's offices of Gloucester and Morris counties, the Morris County Sheriff's Crimestoppers, and Rowan University, which contributed $25,000.

To view the reward flier, go to www.rowan.edu/pdf.