Alpine -- According to the Alpine Police Department the reward for any information leading to the whereabouts of missing Sul Ross student, Zuzu Verk has risen to $50,000.
"A statement from Sul Ross State University President, Dr.Bill Kibler says:
"During the past week, the uncertainty associated with the unknown has pervaded the usually-peaceful and safe environment the Sul Ross State University family enjoys. The disappearance of one of our students, Zuzu Verk, has deeply affected the entire campus community as well as Alpine and the surrounding area.
Sul Ross, along with the extended community, has responded admirably in various ways, particularly through extensive participation in the numerous searches undertaken in efforts to locate Zuzu. The active support and countless prayers are deeply appreciated by family and friends.
Throughout this crisis, we, as a university family, remain hopeful that this story has a happy ending. We pledge our continuous support and participation in the search for our friend and Sul Ross family member, Zuzu Verk."
Verk has been missing since Wednesday October 12th,
anyone with information regarding Zuzu Verk is urged to call the Alpine Police Department at 432-837-3486.