News

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.

 

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Tom Cruise takes on Jimmy Fallon in latest lip-sync battle

17-overlay12

The Weeknd, the Righteous Brothers, and Meat Loaf are among the artists to get reinterpreted in this battle between "The Tonight Show" host and the "Mission Impossible" star.

in Music

Joe Jackson on the road to recovery after stroke scare

joejackson

The Jackson family patriarch suffered a burst artery behind his eye, which caused him to temporarily lose his vision, and then battled a trio of further health scares as his heart stopped three times.

in Music

DJ Ashba quits Guns N’ Roses

djashba

The guitarist has quit the legendary band after six years in the line-up.