Life for murderer Rose - - Jackson, MS

Life for murderer Rose

Cortrell Rose gets life sentence in Lenora Edhegard's death

An overcast Monday 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.

Cortrell Rose has pled guilty to kidnapping and murdering Lenora Edhegard and will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Jackson Police are investigating on overnight homicide in the 5600 block of Burch Street.

Plus, people were lined up at Jackson State for ticket refunds for Saturday's homecoming football game against Grambling State, forfeited by Grambling.

In sports, Grambling players say they are ending their boycott after speaking with former coach Doug Williams, who advised them to, "Go out there and play football."

Mostly cloudy and 71 degrees in the metro. Be sure to watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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