News Release


Date 11/16/12

For Immediate Release: Homicide Investigation

Last night at 2357, officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of South Delaware for reports of shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased male inside a vehicle at that location. Further details on the cause of death will be available after an autopsy has been performed.

The name of the deceased will not be released until immediate family has been notified.

The case is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS.

SPD Case Number: 12-48422


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

Release authorized by: Lt. Tad Peters