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Arrested for rape

Ridgeland man accused of raping minor in Oxford

Clouds have moved on, clear skies and cooler on this "hump day" 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.

Oxford investigators report 41-year-old James Randall Woodson, of Ridgeland, was arrested Monday for rape after parents of the teenager filed charges.

Plus, Amite County Sheriff Tim Wroten has confirmed that 31-year-old Justin Whittington has been arrested and charged following the death of 26-year-old Brittany Gill of Bogue Chitto, whose body was found in Amite County on Monday.

And, funeral services were held today for 13-year-old Muhammed Saeed, known to his friends at Lil' Ali. He was killed Monday night during a robbery at his father's convenience store in Canton.

In sports, a preview of the big football battle between number one MSU and Arkansas.

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