News Release


Date 12/07/12

For Immediate Release: Homicide Investigation

Last night at 3:28 p.m., officers were dispatched to 1360 E Brower for an assault in progress which is currently being treated as homicide investigation. 

The deceased is identified as James D Davis, black male, dob: 9/20/78. Davis was from the St Louis area, but has been in Springfield for a period of time.

Investigators are currently searching for the suspect and the investigation is ongoing. Further information will be released as it is received. If anyone has information about the incident, they are asked to call 417-869-TIPS or 417-864-1810. Information received can be anonymous.

SPD Case Number: 21-51592


Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone 417-864-1786

Release authorized by: Lt. Tad Peters