Springfield police announced an arrest in the homicide of a man inside a North Glenstone hotel on Friday night.
Detectives identified and arrested 19-year-old Seth Gomez of Springfield less than 24 hours after the discovery of the body of Calvin Allen at the Ozark Inn on North Glenstone. Allen was dead from a gunshot wound.
Gomez is facing a charge of second degree murder and is being held in the Greene County Jail on $350,000 bond.
Springfield police chief Paul Williams praised his team on social media, stating: “excellent work by homicide detectives to solve this “whodunit” AND make an arrest less than 24 hours after responding to the crime scene.”
OI will update this breaking story with more details when they are released by the prosecutor’s office.