For Immediate Release
Suspicious Death of Child
The Springfield Police Department is currently investigating the suspicious death of a 1-year old child. The child was found unresponsive in her crib on 08/11/09 by the adults living in the home shortly before 9:00 a.m. When emergency personnel arrived at the home in the 2300 block of North Fort the child was dead.
A preliminary autopsy was completed that afternoon, and based on those findings police have continued their investigation.
SPD Case Number: 09-34783
Media Contact: Lt. David Millsap, phone: 417-864-1751; Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap