Mississippi Lawmaker Found Dead Of Gunshot Wound - Suicide?
2013 03 26

By Connor Adams Sheets | IBTimes

RIC Ed Note: What is going on in Mississippi? Five lawmakers have died in as many months.




Mississippi state Rep. Jessica Upshaw was found dead of a gunshot wound Sunday afternoon, and it appears that she may have killed herself, though the official report on her death has not yet been released.

And ABC News reported Monday afternoon that no arrests have been made in the case. CBS News reports that Upshaw’s death marks the fifth Mississippi state legislator to die in the past five months, but the other four succumbed to natural causes.

The legislator represented the Mississippi House of Representatives’ District 95 -- which includes Hancock and Harrison counties -- since 2004, according to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, which is based in the state capital.

The home in which Upshaw was found is apparently the residence of Republican former state Rep. Clint Rotenberry, according to the Clarion-Ledger.

Simpson County Coroner Terry Tutor declined to provide specifics regarding Upshaw’s passing to the newspaper, saying only that, “She’s passed; that’s all I know at this point ... I’ve given it to MBI. They’re doing their investigation on it.”

[...]

Read the full article at: ibtimes.com



Related Articles
Mississippi lawmaker dead in apparent suicide: police


Latest News from our Front Page

The Israeli exception to US foreign policy advocating gay rights
2014 09 19
From an op-ed by James Bamford in the NYTimes on his conversations with Edward Snowden (“Israel’s NSA Scandal“): Among his most shocking discoveries, he told me, was the fact that the N.S.A. was routinely passing along the private communications of Americans to a large and very secretive Israeli military organization known as Unit 8200. This transfer of intercepts, he said, included ...
The Israeli exception to US foreign policy advocating gay rights
2014 09 19
From an op-ed by James Bamford in the NYTimes on his conversations with Edward Snowden (“Israel’s NSA Scandal“): Among his most shocking discoveries, he told me, was the fact that the N.S.A. was routinely passing along the private communications of Americans to a large and very secretive Israeli military organization known as Unit 8200. This transfer of intercepts, he said, included ...
Russia to ban Bitcoin by next spring
2014 09 19
RT, an English-language news outlet in Russia, reports that a top official with the Russian government has announced that a law will be passed banning Bitcoin’s exchange into real money by next spring because of Bitcoin’s use by criminals and terrorists. Deputy Finance Minister Aleksey Moiseev said to journalists in Moscow: “People can play with their chips, and they can call them ...
Ingraham to Zuckerberg: Time for Open Borders at Your Mansion
2014 09 19
Talk radio host Laura Ingraham re-iterated her challenge to debate Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and criticized him for securing his property while demanding the US allow illegal immigrants to remain in the country on Monday. “In the end, borders work for these guys. Right, I would not want to be on [Facebook board member] Marc Andreesen’s household staff if ...
MasterCard tests Orwellian national ID card on Nigeria
2014 09 19
The march toward enslaving the world’s population by a handful of globalist statists and corporations continues, with the latest chapter unfolding, of all places, in Nigeria, compliments of MasterCard. According to the website GovtSlaves.info, the credit card giant is rolling out a card in Africa’s most populous country that has the ability to retain all personal, health insurance, tax payment and ...
More News »