SW Mo. police say man died at homeless camp
Sunday, July 17, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police say heat may have played a role in the death of a 55-year-old man at a homeless camp in southwest Missouri.
The Springfield News-Leader reported that Springfield police have identified the man as Gregory Foster. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday in Columbia.
Police said in a news release that people from the camp came out of a wooded area and asked a passing motorist to call 911 late Saturday morning. The people said they believed their friend was dead.
Foster was found lying in a small tent.
Information from: Springfield News-Leader, http://www.news-leader.com