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Mississippi Lawmaker Found Dead With A Gunshot Wound To The Head: REPORT
Business Insider ^ | 3-24-2013 | Erin Fuchs

Posted on 03/24/2013 4:59:58 PM PDT by Texas Fossil

Mississippi state lawmaker Jessica Upshaw was found dead in a residence on Sunday with a bullet wound to her head, the Clarion Ledger reports.

Upshaw, a 53-year-old Republican, was found in the home of former Mississippi State Rep. Clint Rotenberry, Simpson County Sheriff Kenneth Lewis told the Clarion Ledger.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: banglist; clintrotenberry; dead; gunshot; jessicaupshaw; mississippi; representative; sheriffkennethlewis; simpsoncounty; upshaw
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I tried to search for both Upshaw and Rotenberry's names on google and found a lot of missing listings. Suspect the MS Bureau of Investigation has had them removed pending the investigation. No mention of contacting Rotenberry.
1 posted on 03/24/2013 4:59:58 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil
Related

http://www.gotnewswire.com/news/mississippi-lawmaker-found-dead-with-a-gunshot-wound-to-the-head-report

Simpson County Sheriff Kenneth Lewis told the Clarion Ledger. Lewis told the Clarion Ledger that the case had been turned over to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, and that he doesn’t know whether her death was a suicicide.

2 posted on 03/24/2013 5:02:21 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

I’m no expert, but I believe it is rare for women to commit suicide by shooting themselves in the head.


3 posted on 03/24/2013 5:03:29 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Hopefully she wasn’t a victim of the DemocRATs’ “national conversation” about “gun control”.


4 posted on 03/24/2013 5:04:58 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Whatever happened to the land of the free, home of the brave?)
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To: ClearCase_guy

It does happen - I personally knew a gal who did so about 20-odd years ago, but like you said, it’s rare.

Used a 12 gauge. Messy.


5 posted on 03/24/2013 5:05:09 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Same thing, a friend of mine killed herself with a shotgun about 15 years ago.

Rare, but not unheard of.


6 posted on 03/24/2013 5:07:00 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (The Cardinals chose wisely.)
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To: Texas Fossil

How long until Tea Party is put to blame?


7 posted on 03/24/2013 5:08:42 PM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

would not be the first time the radical left has got a gun and shot someone.

Look at the last shooter in DC who was egged on by the bigoted hateful SPLC and who went itbo the family research place to kill.

Is the SPLC being sued over that ?

You can guarantee that if tables were turned the SPLC woudl have gone full throttle to sue and take all that money for their own agenda


8 posted on 03/24/2013 5:09:38 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Texas Fossil. Good evening, all.


9 posted on 03/24/2013 5:13:00 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Texas Fossil

If we had an assault weapons ban, hi-cap mag ban and universal firearm registration, this poor woman probably would still be alive.


10 posted on 03/24/2013 5:14:26 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Texas Fossil

The big question is what was she doing at his house. She was 53 and single. He is 60.

Had she killed herself at her house, my first thought would be an inoperable cancer diagnosis.


11 posted on 03/24/2013 5:18:09 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: ClearCase_guy

There was no mention of contact with Rotenberry. We shall see.

She was single and her body was found in his home. You tell me.


12 posted on 03/24/2013 5:19:32 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: WXRGina; duffee; onyx; DrewsMum; Tupelo; mstar; jdirt; Vietnam Vet From New Mexico; wardaddy; ...

MS Ping


13 posted on 03/24/2013 5:19:50 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Texas Fossil

Maybe Freedom From Religion sent someone in to make a bloody protest against prayer in school.


14 posted on 03/24/2013 5:20:29 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Texas Fossil
So....

False flag?

Gun-banning douchenozzles REALLY need another pool of blood to dance in, and if they got a krazy to pop a Republican woman, well, that's double points on the ol' "bipartisan" scale.

Sorry if that sounds paranoid, but I just don't put anything past them anymore.

15 posted on 03/24/2013 5:22:26 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: umgud

You just wait: it will be said on MSNBC.


16 posted on 03/24/2013 5:23:17 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: Texas Fossil

Well he’s a rotten berry-— suspicious enough ay?


17 posted on 03/24/2013 5:23:49 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: manc

they are both Republicans


18 posted on 03/24/2013 5:26:01 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: petitfour

Oh, man. This is bad.

Thanks for the ping, Petitfour.


19 posted on 03/24/2013 5:28:59 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Sounds to me like a love affair gone wrong.


20 posted on 03/24/2013 5:29:06 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Her voting record

http://votesmart.org/candidate/key-votes/40133/jessica-upshaw#.UU-k_aN5mK0


21 posted on 03/24/2013 5:29:39 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: backwoods-engineer

Paranoid?

Nothing is paranoia with Obozo’s children.

Guess we shall see.


22 posted on 03/24/2013 5:29:47 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: theDentist

I hope never.


23 posted on 03/24/2013 5:30:37 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil; Black Agnes

Simpson county?

I take it she was white?

I used to do those little rapids at Merit

In the 60s

Took my boys last year...still there

Round Table still in Mendenhall?

Who were those folks...Morgans. or Normans

Dam im old


24 posted on 03/24/2013 5:30:39 PM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstrucbtion in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: Chickensoup

Is he married?


25 posted on 03/24/2013 5:32:45 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: HollyB

http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/40133/jessica-upshaw

Biography


26 posted on 03/24/2013 5:33:24 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Chickensoup

From the daily mail

Rotenberry did not answer his phone, and his answering machine was full.


27 posted on 03/24/2013 5:36:00 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: wardaddy

Photo and info at 26


28 posted on 03/24/2013 5:37:47 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Talk about messy suicides - - I heard of two recently: one guy drilled himself in the heart with a power drill, and another guy sawed off his own head with a table saw.


29 posted on 03/24/2013 5:39:26 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: wardaddy

Her bio says she is from Meridian but represents Diamondhead, MS. I don’t remember ever hearing of Diamondhead, but I guess it is a part of the Biloxi/Gulfport area.


30 posted on 03/24/2013 5:39:29 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: HollyB

You beat me to it. Was just about to list the link.

At the time it was listed he showed to be married.

Wonder if he still is? If so, did his wife catch them?


31 posted on 03/24/2013 5:39:39 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Lancey Howard

Eeewwwwww


32 posted on 03/24/2013 5:41:00 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

I had a friend who did so last week.

No easy to deal with.

You always ask: Could I have done something different?


33 posted on 03/24/2013 5:41:27 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: Chickensoup
http://www.wapt.com/State-Rep-Jessica-Upshaw-found-dead-in-Mendenhall/-/9157628/19449088/-/f424oc/-/index.html#ixzz2OVXOXglD

Simpson County Sheriff Kenneth Lewis said that Upshaw was found at the home of former Mississippi state Rep. Clint Rotenberry. Rotenberry had not been arrested.

It could be that Rotenberry and his wife were out of town and she was staying at their home. If that happened and someone killed her, this is really strange.

34 posted on 03/24/2013 5:44:27 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: petitfour

Diamondhead is north of I-10 in Hancock County. It’s about a half-hour or so away from Gulfport.


35 posted on 03/24/2013 5:45:49 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Texas Fossil

From the posted link.

“It’s not clear why Upshaw was at Rotenberry’s house.”

Someone has some “splaining to do”.


36 posted on 03/24/2013 5:45:55 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Lancey Howard

That’s the kind of suicides gun control causes;>)


37 posted on 03/24/2013 5:50:16 PM PDT by Quickgun (I got here kicking,screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: backwoods-engineer

While they will forget about the black teenager that shot the baby in head in it’s stroller....


38 posted on 03/24/2013 5:52:16 PM PDT by Quickgun (I got here kicking,screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Waiting for the ‘shot with high-power, high capacity assault rifle’ line?

Hopefully the police let the EMTs into this crime scene.


39 posted on 03/24/2013 5:53:29 PM PDT by bluecat6 ("All non-denial denials. They doubt our ancestry, but they don't say the story isn't accurate. ")
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To: Texas Fossil

Dreadful. RIP.


40 posted on 03/24/2013 5:55:34 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: wardaddy

I’ve got kin in Simpson county. Don’t know if either of these is my kin though.

Those rapids are popular in the summer.


41 posted on 03/24/2013 5:57:46 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: fieldmarshaldj

agreed.

Prayers with family.


42 posted on 03/24/2013 5:59:46 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil
Clinton 'Clint' G. Rotenberry, Jr.

Family: Wife: Christy; 3 Children: Jenni, Rebecca, Natalie Source

43 posted on 03/24/2013 6:12:16 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Texas Fossil

Rep. Jessica Upshaw’s death comes weeks after black openly gay Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian was found murdered. Lawrence Reed was arrested in the homicide.

http://hinterlandgazette.com/2013/03/ms-gop-state-rep-jessica-upshaw-found-dead-clint-rotenberry-home.html


44 posted on 03/24/2013 6:19:03 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: HollyB

What is going on?


45 posted on 03/24/2013 6:30:27 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Quickgun
While they will forget about the black teenager that shot the WHITE baby in head in it’s stroller....

Fixed it. No one is going to touch the black on white infanticide attack by the black teenager/monster because Malik Shabazz is on record as exhorting black youth to target Caucasian infants. We need to bring back cruel and unusual punishment. I suggest live drawing and quartering then holding the decapitation for last then boiling the parts in oil. Call me a racist but I don't need any "investigation" to know why the black teen offed the white infant. Watch, the DA's office will scour the local university to dredge up an economics professor who will attest that the shooting of the white infant was no doubt the result of years of economic oppression experienced by the perp, so it is most certainly NOT a HATE CRIME.

46 posted on 03/24/2013 6:31:28 PM PDT by 4Runner
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To: Texas Fossil
She was single and her body was found in his home. You tell me.

It might be a little difficult for him to explain this. A dead body is not something you want in your house very often.

47 posted on 03/24/2013 6:42:17 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines)
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To: Texas Fossil

http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20130324/NEWS/303240070/Miss-Rep-Jessica-Upshaw-found-dead-former-legislator-s-home


48 posted on 03/24/2013 6:50:48 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Texas Fossil
What is going on?

A purge.

Seen Hillary!™ lately, hmmm?

49 posted on 03/24/2013 6:58:00 PM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: marktwain
Could I have done something different?

Maybe. The answer is always maybe.

In the long run, reality says no, nothing you or any other human agency can do will prevent that end for anyone determined to escape their personal Hell.

50 posted on 03/24/2013 7:02:17 PM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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