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Scuffle Leads to Death Downtown

Scuffle Leads to Death Downtown

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A Springfield man is dead after being stabbed downtown late Sunday  night.  Police identified the man as James Michael Goins, 59.

It is reported the victim was in an altercation with two black males near Washington and Third Streets around 11pm Sunday.

After the stabbing, the two stole Goin’s vehicle which was later found at an east side motel. No one is in custody and police are asking for the community’s help.

Anonymous tips can be provided to Crimestoppers at 788-8427, online, or through text message. Type TIP 672 plus a message and send to CRIMES. Information leading to an arrest could lead to a $1,000 reward.

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