August 25, 2018
Springfield Police Investigate Homicide
Springfield police were dispatched to 2637 S. Fremont at 8:09 A.M, on August 25, 2018, after a 911 caller requested officers to check the well being of a person inside the home. When officers arrived, they found a deceased female victim with an apparent gunshot wound.
Detectives investigating the homicide have determined that the incident was not a random act and both the suspect and the victim knew each other. The suspect has been identified but no arrest has been made at this time.
The victim was identified as Syolanda Patterson, a 32-year-old female from Springfield. Next of kin notifications have been made for the victim.
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 417-869-8477.
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Case number: 18-33411
Media Contact: Lt. Chris Wells
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson