Two dead in Springfield after standoff

4 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, May 21 2015 May 21, 2015 Thursday, May 21, 2015 1:25:32 PM CDT May 21, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) - Springfield police said they found a man and woman dead inside their home after a standoff that lasted about an hour.

Lt. Eric Reece said police were called to the home Wednesday evening after a girl said her mother had been shot. The girl said she and her two younger siblings escaped to a neighbor's home.

Springfield police attempted to reach someone inside the home for about an hour before entering and finding a man and woman dead. They were identified Thursday as 38-year-old Paul J. Dawson and 33-year-old Robin L. Cameron, both of Springfield. Cox said they were an unmarried couple. Cameron was the mother of all three children.

She said police have not ruled on a cause of death but were not seeking suspects.

 

 

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