Springfield man's death after stabbing ruled a homicide

10 months 2 weeks 6 days ago May 03, 2016 May 3, 2016 Tuesday, May 03 2016 Tuesday, May 03, 2016 7:46:57 AM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Police are investigating a Springfield man's death earlier this year as a homicide.

The Springfield News-Leader reports that 43-year-old Neal Williams was stabbed in late January. His injuries were initially believed to be non-life threatening.

But Springfield police said in a news release that he died more than a week later from complications following an operation.

The Greene County Medical Examiner's Office ruled his death a homicide in April. The release says a suspect has been identified, and the investigation is ongoing.

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