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Mississippi State Representative found dead

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MENDENHALL, Ms. (KNOE 8 News) - Mississippi State Representative Jessica Upshaw died Sunday. 

The Simpson County coroner says a crime scene unit is investigating the Republican lawmaker's death.

Authorities say Upshaw's body was found at the home of former State Representative Clint Rotenberry.

He has not been arrested.

CBS News reports that Upshaw died of a gunshot wound to the head.

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