April 24, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Suspect Charged in Homicide on N. Fulbright

The Springfield Police Department is currently investigating a late night homicide at 2510 N. Fulbright. Police were dispatched to the scene after a 911 call had been received about a shooting at the residence just before 11:00 p.m.

The 33-year old Victim was determined to be Lynn Samanthaieal Stewart, who was pronounced dead at the scene. It appears that the victim died from an apparent gunshot wound; however an autopsy is still pending.

The suspect Mathew K Applegate has been charged with Second Degree Homicide with a bond set at $350,000.

The investigation is ongoing.

SPD Case Number: 10-16471
Media Contact: UOD Watch Commander, phone: Contact 911 dispatch
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
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