Murder is the charge - - Jackson, MS

Murder is the charge

Charges filed in murder of Marco McMillian

I hope you are enjoying this beautiful Thursday afternoon in the metro because it's about to change. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

A 22-year-old man, Lawrence Reed,  is charged with the murder of Marco McMillian, a candidate for mayor of Clarksdale.

Plus, the former Jackson police officer who killed his 1-year-old daughter in November of 2011 will serve the rest of his life behind bars for the murder.

And, three former Jackson Police officers have been sentenced for taking bribes to protect who they believed to be drug traffickers in 2010.

In sports, a look at the secret weapon for the Murrah Mustangs basketball team.

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