Reward increased to $6,500 in fatal Michigan hit-and-run
Washington Township, MI, United States (4E) – The total reward for information in the hit and run incident that killed a 37-year-old mother of five in Washington Township, Michigan last month has been raised to $6,500 after family and friends donated $4,000 more.
According to authorities, Sandra Loepp, married and with five children, was believed to be walking along Van Dyke after stepping out of a bar early morning of December 16 when a car slammed on her, fatally dragging her.
Loepp’s body was discovered by a passing motorist in the parking lot of the Washington Mobile Home Park later that day.
Investigators said the vehicle involved in the incident would have a ruined front end and a damaged passenger side.
Sheriff Anthony Wickersham revealed pieces of evidence were found at the scene and asked the public to help to solve the case and bring closure to the family.
A fundraiser event is set for Wednesday at Buffalo Wild Wings in 8669 26 Mile Road, Washington Township.
Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800 SPEAK-UP or go online at www.1800speakup.org, or text “CSM” and your tip to CRIMES (274637).
The victim’s family has a Justice for Sandra Loepp Facebook page with a separate reward fund for tips leading to her killer.