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Suspect in custody in Vinton woman's death

Good Monday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*One week after a Vinton woman was reported missing, her body was found in a rural part of East Texas.  7News talks to Tami Higginbotham's family about the woman's death and the suspect now in custody.

*Repairs are still being made at several Sulphur area churches that were broken into and vandalized last year.  Daniel Duplechin is accused of damaging the buildings.  We have a look at where recovery stands today.

*Today in Kinder, a memorial will be dedicated in honor of Lt. Douglas Fournet.  He was killed in action in Vietnam in 1968 and post-humously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.  We share the details of today's gravesite ceremony.

*There is now a lawsuit filed against Carnival Cruise lines by one of those passengers aboard the ill-fated Carnival Triumph.  Find out what it entails and if it's expected to grow with other passengers.

*We'll open up the Sunrise Pet Shop this morning to introduce you to a furry friend in need of a forever home.

*We'll also share the funeral arrangements for the pilot that died in a plane crash last week in Jennings.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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