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Authorities identify Springfield homicide victim as 48-year-old woman


SPRINGFIELD, Missouri — Police have identified a Springfield homicide victim as a 48-year-old woman.

The Springfield News-Leader ( ) reports that officers discovered the body of Kathi H. Jones, of Springfield, on Monday. The officers had been responding to a request to check on the well-being of the home's residents when the discovery was made.

The death has been ruled a homicide. Police are not saying at this time how Jones was killed or how long she had been dead before authorities arrived.

Police say they do not have a suspect at this time. Anyone with information is urged to come forward.

Information from: Springfield News-Leader,

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