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

DIX, Ill. — 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 7:51 p.m. 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.