May 31, 2022
Warrant Issued for Suspect in S. Glenview Ave. Homicide
Springfield, Mo. – On May 28, 2022, at approximately 10:25 p.m., the Springfield Police Department responded to 2652 S. Glenview Ave., to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived, they located a female who had suffered a gunshot wound. The female was transported to a local hospital for treatment but succumbed to her injuries.
The victim was identified as Ada Hodgkins, 42, from Springfield. Hodgkins’ family has been notified.
The Springfield Police Department's Homicide Unit identified the victim’s husband, Jacob Hodgkins, a 32-year-old male from Springfield, as the suspect in the case.
On May 29, 2022, a Greene County Arrest Warrant was issued for 2nd Degree Murder on Jacob Hodgkins. He should be considered armed and dangerous.
The Greene County Prosecutor’s Office cautions that the charges contained in the felony complaint are merely allegations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court
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).
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Case number: 22-16960
Media Contact: PAO Cris Swaters
Release authorized by Lt. Bryan Welch