Investigating the Cause of Death of a Jefferson County Woman Accused of Killing Her Husband
A Jefferson County woman, who was facing murder charges in the death of her husband, was found dead in her jail cell in what appears to be a suicide.
The body of 41-year-old Sarah Peshoff was discovered during a routine jail check just after 9 p.m.
on Wednesday night.
Sarah Peshoff had been charged with the murder of her husband and was awaiting trial.
The details surrounding her husband’s death have not been disclosed, but authorities believed they had enough evidence to proceed with the murder charges against her.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported that the discovery of Peshoff’s lifeless body was made during a routine check of the jail cells.
It is unclear at this time how she managed to take her own life while in custody.
The incident has prompted an investigation by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) to determine the cause of Sarah Peshoff’s death.
The MBI will be looking into the circumstances surrounding her time in jail, including any potential signs of negligence or misconduct.
Authorities have not released any further information regarding the investigation or the specific details surrounding Sarah Peshoff’s death.
The case has raised questions about the measures in place to ensure the safety and well-being of inmates while in custody.
The tragic turn of events has left the community shocked and saddened, as they grapple with the loss of two lives.
The upcoming investigation by the MBI aims to shed light on the circumstances leading up to Sarah Peshoff’s death and provide answers to her family and the public.
As the investigation unfolds, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation will continue their efforts to determine the cause of Sarah Peshoff’s death and provide a thorough understanding of the events that transpired.