Sangamon County Coroner, Jim Allmon confirmed the death of a 26-year-old male that came in to HSHS Saint Johns Hospital emergency room late last night after sustaining what appear to be sharp force injury wounds.
The deceased was pronounced dead by hospital staff shortly after his arrival at 11:19pm. This death is being investigated as a homicide and an autopsy is scheduled for later today.
The identity of the deceased is pending next of kin notification. The Sangamon County Coroner and the Sprinngfield Police Department are handling the investigation.