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Suspect arrested, arraigned for Christmas Eve murder

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Steven L. Thompson, Jr. during his arraignment on January 9. Steven L. Thompson, Jr. during his arraignment on January 9.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The man accused of shooting and killing another man in broad daylight on Christmas Eve was arraigned Wednesday morning.

Steven L. Thompson, Jr. is charged with the murder of Dante Newsome who was found dead on the front porch of his West Market Street home in the Shawnee neighborhood.

Thompson, 19, who is also charged with robbery, five counts of wanton endangerment, and one count of tampering with evidence, pled not guilty. He is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on a $500,000 bond.

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