Autopsy Ordered on Body Found in Springfield

By KOLR10 News

Published 06/27 2014 10:05AM

Updated 06/27 2014 10:07AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield police are waiting for autopsy results and DNA tests, to know more about a body found in Springfield Thursday.

Police spokesperson Lisa Cox tells KOLR10 News the body was found shortly after noon in an overgrown lot in the 1300 block of E. Trafficway.
A passerby found the remains after noticing a strong odor.

Cox says investigators are not yet able to confirm gender or how long the body had been there. 

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