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Police locate man sought in connection with Springfield homicide

Springfield police say they have located Christopher Wilcox and there is no further threat to the community.

Posted: Feb 24, 2021 9:38 PM
Updated: Feb 25, 2021 9:56 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- Springfield Police have located the man sought in connection with a homicide Wednesday evening in a Springfield home.

Police said Christopher Wilcox, 46, has been located and there is no further threat to the community.

Detectives said Wednesday night that the incident occurred just after 6 p.m. in a house at 68th Place and Forsythia Street in Springfield. Police arrived to find one person dead inside the house. There were multiple people inside the house when police arrived.

Police had said Wednesday night that Wilcox was considered armed and dangerous, and they had warned people not to approach him.  

His vehicle, a black 2006 Mazda Tribute with Oregon license plate "012 DBT," has also been located as of Thursday morning, police said.

Police have not released details of the relationship between Wilcox and the person who was found dead.

This is a developing story. Stay with KEZI for the very latest information.

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