Jackson died of ‘multi-drug overdose’

Jamie Jackson

LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County officials have issued a release about the death of Jamie Lynn Jackson.

On Friday, Clinton County district attorney Dave Strouse, coroner Zach Hanna and the Pennsylvania State Police issued a joint statement for immediate release on the death of Jackson. According to the release, Jackson died from a “multi-drug overdose.” The manner of death, the release states, was accidental.

However, the release also said that the Jackson’s death remains “under investigation” by PSP.

Jackson, 36, was being held at the Clinton County Correctional Facility in McElhattan while awaiting trial in the Spring of 2022 for the murder of 9-year-old Anson Stover in November of 2020. On Nov. 14, 2021, Jackson reportedly experienced a medical emergency at the correctional facility and was taken to Lock Haven Hospital by ambulance.

The district attorney and the county coroner said at the time of her death that there were no other individuals involved in the incident and there was no indication of foul play.

The joint statement said: “In regards to the investigation into the death of Ms. Jamie Jackson, who died November 14, 2021 at the UPMC Lock Haven Hospital, Lock Haven, PA, autopsy pathology and toxicology results have concluded that Ms. Jackson died of a multi-drug overdose due to fluoxetine and bupropion. Her manner of death has been ruled accidental. This matter remains under investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police. Any more information will be released as it becomes available.”

In November of 2020, Jackson was charged by Lock Haven City Police with criminal homicide in the brutal beating death of her 9-year-old nephew, Anson Stover. She was also charged with aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of children, tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, abuse of a corpse and concealing the death of a child.


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