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Springfield Police Investigate Suspicious Deaths of Two People Inside National Cemetery on East Seminole

The Springfield Police Department is investigating what authorities call the “suspicious” deaths of two people found inside the National Cemetery in the 1700 block of east Seminole.

A 911 caller stated there were two deceased men in the cemetery with apparent gunshot wounds.

When officers arrived, they confirmed the men were dead and had suffered gunshot wounds.

The men have been identified as Mark D. Young, 38 and Justin S. Baker, 46, Springfield.

Detectives have determined the men knew each other and had been living together.

The police department’s Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the incident.

Detectives ask that any one who has information on the incident to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS

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