FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2019
SPD Investigates Suspicious Death on N. Jefferson
On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at approximately 4:10 p.m., Springfield Police Officers responded to 1720 N. Jefferson after a 911 caller said a male subject was at the location and not breathing. After responding to the location, Springfield Police Officers located the male victim in a gazebo. Officers and EMS attempted life-saving measures but the subject died at the scene.
The victim was identified as Paul D. Biggs, a 56-year-old male from Springfield. Next-of-kin notifications were made for the victim. An autopsy will be conducted by the Greene County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Detectives continue to investigate the incident 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 CrimeStoppers at (417) 869- TIPS (8477).
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Case number: 19-18797
Media Contact: Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson