Courtney Cooke, 27, beloved daughter and mother of a 1-year-old child, was found shot to death on the Natchez Trace Parkway and now her family–and authorities–are searching for answers, reports WJTV.
Cooke was discovered at approximately 2:00 a.m. Thursday morning inside of her car on the historic Natchez Trace right outside of Carthage, Mississippi, not long after she told her family that she was on her way home.
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Courtney’s mother shared the last text messages she received from Courtney.
The first came in at 11:31 from Courtney saying, I’m on my way… kiss ivy for me.
At 12:06 Courtney’ mother responded, “Ivy’s waiting for you, we’re leaving at 6 for Jackson.”
Courtney replied, “I’m on my way momma.”
That would be the last Courtney’s mother would ever hear from her daughter again.