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      Death of Michigan student investigated as homicide

      Police in Ann Arbor say they are investigating the death of a 25-year-old University of Michigan medical student as a homicide.

      Paul DeWolf was found dead in his apartment Wednesday. A police investigation began around noon, and university police released a crime alert just before 11 p.m.

      Police say DeWolf failed to arrive for a scheduled assignment at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital. The hospital sent a colleague to the home to check on him, and that person discovered DeWolf had died.

      An autopsy was performed Thursday.

      Ann Arbor police haven't released a cause of death. Lt. Detective Robert Pfannes says more information will be released Friday.

      DeWolf was a 2010 graduate of Grand Valley State University and is from Schoolcraft. He was to graduate from the medical school next spring.