Homicide Investigation Ensues After Mother Finds Daughter Deceased

By KOLR10 News

Published 04/11 2014 07:27PM

Updated 04/12 2014 02:30PM


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Police have identified the woman found dead in a home on N. Sherman Ave. Friday night.

According to Springfield Police Department spokeswoman Lisa Cox, Jessica Conner, 26, of Springfield, was found deceased by her mother at a home in the 1100 block of N. Sherman just before 7 p.m.

Cox says police are continuing the investigation as a homicide and Conner's death appeared to be suspicious.

The cause of death is unclear at this time and an autopsy will be conducted at a later date.

No suspect has been identified and there is no arrest at this time.  

Conner’s next of kin has been notified. No further information about the case is available at this time.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield police are investigating a woman's suspicious death.

Officers said a relative found the woman dead on Friday night inside a home on North Sherman Avenue, near East Webster Street.

Police have not released any details, and would only say that crime scene investigators were on their way to the scene.

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