Joint investigation underway for 26-year-old Dix woman’s death involving a gunshot wound

Joint investigation underway for 26-year-old Dix woman’s death involving a gunshot wound

UPDATE FRIDAY 05/22/20 @ 1:30PM: Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Bullard reported that the Marion County Coroner is undecided on an autopsy at this time. Evidence points to a self-inflicted gunshot wound as the cause of death.

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL — Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Detectives along with the Marion County Coroner are investigating the death involving a gunshot wound of a 26-year-old Dix woman. Mishia L. Perez of Northwind Rd. was transported by ambulance to a Centralia hospital around 7:51pm Wednesday evening.

An autopsy has been requested in the case and since this is an ongoing investigation, no further details can be released at this time.