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$5,000 reward offered in Keiser University baseball player's death

Derek Becker found shot to death inside apartment
Derek Becker
Posted at 12:29 PM, Jan 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-27 12:30:44-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — West Palm Beach police are offering a $5,000 reward in the killing of a Keiser University baseball player last month.

Derek Becker, 21, was found shot to death Dec. 20 inside his home at the Azalea Village Apartments near the Keiser University campus.

Police are seeking information that will help identify the person responsible for the homicide.

Keiser Coach Brooke Fordyce said Becker, a native of Albany, New York, was a standout baseball player and an exceptional friend.

If you have any information in the case, contact Detective D. MacCarthy at 561-822-1666 or email or call Detective A. Sam at 561-822-1675 or email

You can also remain anonymous and contact Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.