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Officer among murder arrests

4 Arrests in Pike County murder

The heat is back on in the Jackson metro area on this Tuesday afternoon. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has made four arrests in the murder of a Pike County man found buried in a wooded area behind a McComb home, and one of those arrested is a Brookhaven police officer.

Plus, during opening statements in the case of a Flora woman charged with murdering her baby, prosecutors said Sheila Ealy hid her pregnancy from everyone she knew. They say on June 26th of 2010, she drove to the Super 8 motel in Gluckstadt where she gave birth to a little boy.

Also, Jackson police say 23-year-old Joshua Banks has been charged with aggravated assault in a shooting at a Jackson gas station Monday afternoon.

And, Brandon voters are deciding on whether they want liquor by the drink. We'll have the results of today's vote.

In sports, continuing our look at high school football teams, we take a look at Hazlehurst program.

Broken clouds and 88 degrees in the metro, but it feels like 92. Get your complete First Alert Forecast.

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