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Lawrence County murder arrest

Suspect in Lawrence Co. mother's murder arrested

A stormy Friday afternoon in the Jackson metro area and I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

The suspect in the murder of a 38-year-old mother from Lawrence County is now in custody. Christopher Michael Smith was arrested in Meridian without incident.

Also, Mississippi Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal wreck in Northwest Rankin County. The victim of that accident is 25 year-old Albert Sullivan.

And, Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart says a body has been found next to a Jackson business.

In sports, it's time to turn on the Friday Nite Lites! Full coverage of tonight's kick off of the high school football season.

A few showers and 91 degrees but it feels like 98. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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