OCONEE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) - The national fraternity of Sigma Phi Epsilon is contributing an additional $25,000 to the reward for information regarding the death of Clemson student Tucker Hipps.
According to Crimestoppers, the chief executive officer reached out to CrimeStoppers of Oconee County Coordinator, Helen Westmoreland, late yesterday afternoon to offer an additional $25,000 to their $50,000. This will now bring the total reward money to $75,000.
Hipps body was found in Lake Hartwell below the Hwy. 93 bridge in Oconee County seven years ago.
According to a Facebook post from Crimestoppers, an investigation in to Hipps' death is still active at this time and more details are being sought by law enforcement.
Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call the Oconee County Sheriff's Office at 864-638-4111 and ask to speak to Investigator Jimmy Dixon.
If you want to leave an anonymous tip, Crime Stoppers says that you can download the P3 app, or call 1-888-CRIME-SC.