Death of Goldie Ross-Donnell remains undetermined following autopsy

JACKSON, Tenn. — An update in the death of Goldie Ross-Donnell.

Autopsy results have been returned by the Tennessee Medical Examiner’s Office.

According to the autopsy report, the cause and manner of death remain undetermined.

The autopsy notes that findings indicate possible drowning/hypothermia, along with a history of hypertension, however the pathologist reports the exact circumstances leading up to her death cannot be determined with certainty at this time.

No evidence of significant trauma was discovered, and a toxicology report revealed no significant findings apart from a Blood Alcohol Concentration of 0.067%.

Ross-Donnell was reported as missing in the Jackson area in February 2022. Her body was later discovered on March 26 in a ditch near the 300 block of Hale Street in east Jackson.

At this time, authorities have not provided any further details surrounding the circumstances of her death.

Police say an investigation remains ongoing and anyone with tips can contact JPD at (731) 425-8400.

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