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Foul play suspected in Ole Miss student's death

Ole Miss student found dead, foul play suspect

"Hump day" and it's an almost spring-like Wednesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Lafayette County investigators are working a homicide just outside of the Oxford city limits where they found 25-year-old Zacharias Herculese McClendon, of Gulfport, dead from a gunshot wound.

Plus, a former Jackson police officer has pleaded guilty to trying to bribe another officer with $10,000 to drop drug charges against one of his friends.

And, in Marion County, a woman has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the death of a south Mississippi infant.

In sports, JSU releases head football coach Rick Comegy.

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