August 09, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police Investigating Homicide

The Springfield Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that occurred yesterday morning. Kristi L. Kimes, 47, of Springfield was found dead on the parking lot of the Taco Bell, located at 3511 W. Chestnut Expressway. The cause of death has been ruled as a homicide and the specifics regarding the fatal injury will be released by the Medical Examiner.

Detectives believe the victim and perpetrator had a past relationship. The investigation is continuing today. Police are asking anyone with information regarding the case to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.

SPD Case Number: 11-33564
Media Contact: Officer David T. Snider, phone: 417-864-1786
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 •