Police: Body found in Springfield appears to be an overdose

A dead body found in Springfield appears to be an overdose, police said.

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The discovery of a body believed to be that of a female has prompted a death investigation, Springfield police said.

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Police said the death is considered “suspicious.”

The body was found Wednesday in a wooded area off Delta Road at or near Rice Street, based on a call to police by a citizen about 2:30 p.m., a police lieutenant said.

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