Homicide investigation in Springfield - Updated

SPRINGFIELD – The body of a man found dead on a sidewalk in Springfield has been identified.

Louis Tuttle, 21, of Springfield was pronounced dead in in the 2000 block of East Edwards Street at 8:53 AM. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says “preliminary opinion is that he died from multiple gunshot wounds consistent with a homicide.”

Investigators are currently questioning numerous persons who may have knowledge of the victim's whereabouts prior to him being found.  At this point in the investigation the Springfield Police Department does not have anyone in custody or a named suspect.  The investigation is continuing and the investigators are looking at any possible motives for this homicide.

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