Morning News Fix: Murder suspect ID

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Happy Friday morning, East Texas! Are you ready for some Friday night lights? We are!

Here are some stories for you to check out this morning:

1. A suspect in a Rusk County murder has been identified. An official at Rusk County Pct. 5 identified the suspect as Lamarlon Thompson, 38. Thompson was arrested Sept. 28 and charged with murder after officials found the body of Floyd Thompson, 60, in a well.

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2. A group of Texas wounded warriors will come together in Tyler for a weekend-long retreat that will let them escape the stress of daily life and connect with other veterans The warriors are expected to arrive at the jet center here at the airport around 9 a.m. Friday. Bring an American flag to wave if you are coming out to greet the warriors.

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3. Planning on catching a high school football game this weekend? Here is the schedule of games going on around East Texas.

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4. GMET Meteorologist Cedric Haynes says get ready for another near perfect weather day. Expect plenty of sunshine and very low humidity. Winds will mainly be light. Highs warm to near 80. The forecast for tonight will call for clear skies and mainly cool temps. Lows will drop well down into the 50s. Your weekend forecast will feature plenty of sunshine. Highs warm back to near normal with temps climbing into the low to mid 80s. Overnight lows will remain down 50's. Watch KLTV7 Midday News at 11:30 a.m for the latest update from Cedric!

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Have a great weekend!

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