March 22, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Florida Street Homicide Update

The Springfield Police Department continues its investigation regarding the murder of Gary Lee Russell. Russell was found dead inside his residence in the 1700 block of East Florida shortly before 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

Arkansas State Police arrested a man after a vehicle pursuit yesterday. The driver was in possession of the Russell’s 2002 Ford Explorer. Springfield Police are in Harrison, Arkansas following up on the case today.

SPD Case Number: 10-11077
Media Contact: Lt. David Millsap, phone: 864-1751
Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd