Nearly decapitated - - Jackson, MS

Nearly decapitated

Man charged with killing neighbor with machete

It's "hump day" Wednesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area with a few showers and a lot of heat. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Madison County authorities say a man has been arrested and charged in the machete death of his neighbor, who was nearly decapitated.

Copiah County authorities have identified a person of interest in the fatal shooting of 38-year-old Mikisa Benson. The Lawrence County woman's body was found Tuesday evening near Hazlehurst.

Also, a Terry woman was killed this morning, when her 2010 Toyota Corolla ran off the road and hit a tree on Midway Road near Myers Road.

In sports, a preview of tomorrow kick off of high school football.

A few clouds and 84 degrees in the metro, but it feels like 91. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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