Springfield Police investigating suspicious death
On February 8, at approximately 4:19 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of East Miller Street for a report of an injured female. Upon arrival, officers performed CPR on the 54-year-old until ambulance personnel arrived. The victim was taken to HSHS St. John’s Hospital and later succumbed to the injuries.
Detectives are investigating the incident and treating the death as suspicious in nature. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow (Friday) morning.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 217.788.8311 and/or Crime Stoppers at 217.788.8427.