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Murder or Suicide : Jessica Renee Johnson

Jessica Renee Johnson
Jessica Renee Johnson

This case leaves behind a wake of questions, and how could it not? Jessica Johnson, a 37-year-old single mother, was found dead hanging from a mailbox in broad daylight. Police immediately labeled Jessica’s death as a bizarre suicide, but the evidence clearly points to something more sinister.

On the morning of June 2nd, 2017, Jessica’s body was found by a postal worker, hung by a shoestring on a small mailbox. Clearly alarmed, the postal worker alerted their coworker and before calling the proper authorities, they snapped of photo of the scene.  

Jessica was found on her knees, next to the mailbox with the shoestring tied neatly in a figure “8.” The string went over her hair and did not directly press on her skin. Jessica’s hands were in-between her legs as well, with one hand in her purse.

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Special thanks to our new contributor, Mariya Hamilton, for all the hard work she put into researching and writing this fascinating true crime story for us.  

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