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Dead inmate identified

Identity revealed of inmate killed in Hinds County Detention Center riot

Puffy clouds and warm in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Gang violence at the Detention center in Raymond claims one life, so far. We've learned the person killed was 21-year-old Markuieze Sherod Bennett. The coroner says he appears to have suffered severe head trauma.

31-year-old Cregg Puckett appeared in court, today, to try to get bond for charges related to shooting Thomas Presley six times on March 23. Presley had been fishing on a pond partly on Puckett's property.

And, President Barack Obama says 7.1 million Americans enrolled for health care coverage by Monday's midnight deadline. He's praising the achievement of overcoming lost weeks at the start of sign-ups last fall.

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