FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On 7/11/18 at 7:46 pm, Officers responded to 3326 E. Kearney to investigate a report of a deceased person. Once on scene, the body of an unidentified male was found in the wooded area nearby. The Greene County Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene and took custody of the body. The medical examiner’s report is not complete; however, the deceased has been identified as Toby E. Patterson, a 49-year-old white male. Next of kin have been notified. The investigation is still on going and the Springfield Police Department is requesting that anyone with information on the death of Mr. Patterson contact the Police Department or 417-869-TIPS.
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Case number: 18-26909
Media Contact: Lt. Chris Wells, Public Affairs Officer