FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 1, 2019
Springfield Police Investigate W. Division St. Homicide
On Feb.1, 2019 at 4:20 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 1123 W. Division after a 911 caller said a person was injured at the home. When officers arrived, they found a deceased male inside the home who appeared to have been stabbed. Investigators are currently working the scene as a homicide.
The victim was identified as David J. Edwards, a 45-year-old male from Springfield. Next of kin notifications have been made for the victim. A suspect has not been identified at this time.
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 tip to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).
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Case number: 19-4059
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by Lt. Culley Wilson