SW Mo. police say man died at homeless camp

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

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