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.
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.
Upshaw, who was single, had been a Mississippi state representative since 2004.
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