Springfield’s Third 2014 Murder Still Unsolved, Police Need Help

Springfield’s Third 2014 Murder Still Unsolved, Police Need Help


Springfield’s third homicide of the year still hasn’t been solved; police are turning to the public looking for help.

59 year old James Goin was fatally stabbed downtown May 25th. Two black men stole Goin’s car, which was later recovered at an east side motel. Goin gave chase after the men took his car, but soon collapsed due to his wounds.

Any information leading to an arrest could be eligible for a one-thousand dollar reward. Call Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers at 788-8427, head online, or text your tips. Type TIP 672 plus a message and send to CRIMES.

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