News Release


Date 12/07/12

For Immediate Release: Homicide Investigation Update

The Greene County Prosecutors Office has filed charges of Murder in the First Degree and Armed Criminal Action against Marlo B. Hodges in relation to the homicide at 1360 E. Brower Street on December 7, 2012. A warrant has been issued for Hodges with no bond. His whereabouts are currently unknown.

Marlo Hodges is a black male, 51 years of age, 5'10" tall and approximately 190 pounds. He is believed to be driving a blue 2000 Jaguar 4-door car with Missouri license CF2M7X. A photograph of Hodges is attached.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or 911. Anonymous tips can also be made to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS.

Hodges is considered to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached by anyone other than law enforcement personnel.

SPD Case Number: 12-51592

Marlo B. Hodges

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

Release authorized by: Lt. Tad Peters