Springfield Police Investigating Stabbing Death

Springfield police are investigating a homicide at 1777 North Drury Avenue.

Investigators say they received a 911 call about a man choking a woman. When officers arrived, they found a man who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim, 35-year-old Nicholas Jackson, was taken to a local hospital where he died from his wounds.

Officers on the scene made contact with a female whom they questioned but did not take into custody.

Investigators are continuing their work on the case and ask anyone with information about the incident to call 864-1810 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

The death is the 24th violent death in Springfield in 2020. Sixteen of those have been determined to be murder according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting rules.

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