News Release


Date 11/16/12

For Immediate Release: Homicide Investigation Update

SPD detectives are continuing the investigation into the homicide which occurred on 11/15/12 and are able to release the name of the victim as immediate family has been notified.

The deceased has been identified as Mashaun K. Turpenning, dob 02/15/67, from Marshfield, Missouri.  

An autopsy is scheduled for today.

Detectives have continued to follow up on leads and do not believe the incident to be a random act. The case is still under investigation.

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


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

Release authorized by: Lt. Tad Peters