The search for a missing family - - Jackson, MS

The search for a missing family

Police find items linked to missing family in dumpster

It's a clear and cool Monday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT in this first week of November.

Jackson Police have found items linked to a family reported missing in Copiah County in a dumpster in south Jackson.

Four people were hospitalized following a three vehicle accident, around the noon hour, on Highway 49 at Kennebrew Road, in Hinds County. One person was transported in a medical helicopter.

And, 17-year-old Shaun Brown of Jackson remains behind bars after going before a judge this morning for a preliminary hearing on the murder of pro-fisherman, James "Jimmy" Johnson last month.

In sports, MSU quarterback, Dak Prescott's mother, has passed away and it's not clear whether he will play with the team this coming weekend.

Clear skies and 66 degrees in the metro. Watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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