November 17, 2012

News Release

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 864-1810 or Crime Stoppers at 869-TIPS.

SPD Case Number: 12-48422
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt Tad Peters

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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 •