UPDATE: The Greene County Sheriff’s Office released a statement saying Webster County took a male into custody that matches the description of the homicide suspect.
This man was taken in on unrelated charges but is now a person of interest in the Greene County homicide investigation.
The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information about the stolen vehicle to call the tip line at 417-829-6230.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting a search for a homicide suspect in the Greene County area.
This morning a Springfield police officer observed a homicide victim’s truck traveling south on Kansas Expressway near I-44. According to the sheriff’s office, SPD officers attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver turned off their lights and eluded the officers.
The truck was found near Farm Road 165 and Burntwood, The suspect was last seen running west of that location.
The suspect is described as a white male, mid 20s, slender build with a scruffy beard and wearing a camo jacket. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office warns anyone who sees this male or anybody matching this description to not approach and instead call 911, and anyone with information regarding this incident to call 911.