Two Found Dead in Springfield’s Riverside Park

Two Found Dead in Springfield’s Riverside Park

The Sangamon County Coroner arrives at Riverside Park to investigate two people found dead. 8/21/14 Photo: Newsradio WTAX/Alex Degman

Springfield Park District Police say two men were found dead inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds.

They were found late Thursday afternoon in Riverside Park. The Sangamon County Coroner’s office arrived shortly before 7:00 p.m. Park Police, who handed the investigation to Springfield Police.

Springfield Police officials are saying it appears it is a murder/suicide.


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