Man & Woman Found Dead in Springfield

From a Springfield Police News Release:

Springfield, Mo. – On April 18, 2023, at 3:58 p.m., the Springfield Police Department responded to 2110 S. Florence Avenue to check the well-being of a female after a caller heard possible gun shots. Officers discovered a male and a female deceased inside the home.     

The Homicide Unit responded to investigate and determined the male suspect, 33-year-old Keith Spellmeier, from Harrison, Arkansas, shot and killed the female victim, 62-year-old Donna J. Spellmeier, from Springfield, inside the residence. Keith then died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.  

The family has been notified.       

Detectives continue to investigate and are asking anyone who has additional information about this incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

This is Springfield’s fourth homicide investigation in 2023.