FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 26, 2021
Springfield Police Arrest Suspect in E. Evergreen Homicide
On March 25, 2021, at 12:45 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to the Welcome Inn located at 3550 E. Evergreen after a 911 caller reported that a male subject had been shot. When officers arrived, they found a deceased male inside of a motel room who had suffered a gunshot wound.
The victim was identified as Dylan A. Hill, a 26-year-old male from Springfield, MO. Next of kin notifications have been made.
Through the investigation, SPD identified a suspect in the case as Matthew Borg, a 32-year old male from Springfield, MO. The case was presented to the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office and Borg was charged with 2nd Degree Murder, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.
The Greene County Prosecutor cautions that the charges announced herein are merely allegations, and the suspect is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
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).
This marks the fifth homicide investigated by SPD in 2021.
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Case number: 21-9746
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by Lt. Bryan Welch