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Death for death

Hutto receives death penalty

A little holiday lag as some folks return to work on this warm Tuesday afternoon in Jackson metro area.

James Hutto has been sentenced to death for murdering 81-year-old Ethel Simpson, of Clinton. It took the jury less than an hour to decide.

Also, Copiah County Sheriff Harold Jones confirms two workers are dead after falling from a cell phone tower in Georgetown this afternoon.

And, firefighters were called to a four alarm fire involving multiple units at the Casa Grande Apartment complex in Jackson this afternoon.

In sports, Mississippi State will go into the NCAA baseball tournament with a school record 6 players named to the all S-E-C baseball team.

Broken clouds and 85 degrees in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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