We are saddened by the loss of Representative Jessica Upshaw, and our prayers go out to her family and loved ones. For those who may not know, Rep Upshaw passed away this weekend from a gunshot wound to the head. She was found at former state rep Clint Rotenberry’s home. The former Rep said that Rep Upshaw, 53, suffered from depression. The gunshot wound was self inflicted according to authorities. This is the 5th loss this legislation has had since November 2012. For more details click on the link below to read the Clarion Ledger’s article on this situation. You can also go to Mississippi PEP on FB or on WordPress for continuous coverage of this situation and many others in the state.