FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Springfield police were dispatched to 2660 E. Sequiota St. at 10: 12 a.m. on Aug. 14 to investigate the death of a 3-year-old child who was a resident of the home. The child, identified as Jade Chereji, was already deceased prior to officers’ arrival on scene.
An autopsy is being conducted by the Greene County Medical Examiner’s Office to confirm the cause of death, and this investigation is ongoing.
Detectives continue to investigate and are asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).
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Case number: 17-35569
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson