Family and friends of a young Saudi student were in mourning on Wednesday after he was found murdered in his apartment in Miami, Florida.
The body of Yasser Abualfaraj, 23, was discovered by his roommate on Sunday
His body was discovered in a building opposite the University of Miami, where he was studying architecture.
Police are conducting an “open investigation” and working to find any witnesses who may have heard or seen anything at the time.
A reward of $3,000 will be offered to anyone can provide information that helps in the investigation
Fellow students held a vigil in his memory earlier this week and classes were cancelled as a mark of respect.
The Saudi Embassy in Washington said it was aware of the incident and was following the investigation, while providing all necessary support to the family.
According to Arab News, the President of the Saudi Student Association at the University of Miami made a statement that Abualfaraj was “always friendly to new students and helped them with joining clubs and activities. He got involved in volunteering campaigns like cleaning public spaces after Hurricane Irma.”