March 05, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police Confirm Death Inside House on East Elm

Springfield Police confirm the death of a male inside a home at 1930 E. Elm. Springfield Firefighters battled an early morning house fire there and located the victim inside. Lt. Tad Peters reports he had injuries in addition to those caused by the fire. SPD is in the process of identifying the victim and notifying family members. The Criminal Services Division has begun a formal investigation.

For more information contact Cora Scott at 417-380-3352 or Lt. Ben King at 864-1722.

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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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