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Tragic discovery

Coroner: Body is that of missing 5-year-old

Not so overcast now on this Thursday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has confirmed that the body found this morning in an abandoned trailer in Gulfport is that of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson.

Also, the Mississippi Supreme Court says circuit clerks must redact voters' birth dates before poll books are open for public inspection.

And, U.S. sources confirm to CNN a Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 295 people was shot down over Ukraine by a surface-to-air missile.

In sports, Ole Miss takes center stage at the SEC media days event.

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