Manila woman dies in Big Lake

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Linda Jackson, 60, of Manila was found in a submerged vehicle on Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, at Brights Landing at Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Mike Godsey.

The vehicle was found by a Game and Fish Officer who notified the Mississippi County Sheriff's Office. According to a report from the Sheriff's Department, the vehicle was in the water approximately 30 feet from the boat ramp with the rear of the vehicle visible.

Blytheville Emergency squad was on the scene.

Funeral services for Mrs. Jackson were held Friday morning.

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