Martrell Smith pleads guilty in Boone County

A Columbia man pleaded guilty Friday morning in Boone County Circuit Court to his role in connection with a brutal January 2014 drug-related killing. 22-year-old Martrell Smith had been charged with second degree murder in connection with the killing of 23-year-old Dontay Tolston in the 2000 block of Newton Drive in Columbia.

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TODAY: We have lots of sunshine ending the work week with light northerly winds. Temperatures will top near 40 this afternoon, with winds shifting in the evening.

TONIGHT: We'll have a southeast wind tonight, with increasing clouds mainly after 9PM with the next storm system approaching. Temperautres will drop into the upper 20s overnight (still a few degrees above average).

EXTENDED: Temperatures will reach into the lower 40s Saturday with a chance of rain and rain/ snow mix in the afternoon.  Precipitation will increase as we head into the evening with rain changing to light snow Saturday night through Sunday. Light snow Sunday morning will taper off by late afternoon. Light accumulation of 1-3" inches is possible along I-70 with the highest amounts northeast of I-70 where pockets of 4-5" is possible.  It looks cold Sunday afternoon with high temperatures in the low  30s, dropping into the low teens Sunday night.  Next week will start off cold with highs in the 20s Monday and 30s Tuesday with partly cloudy skies. For additional weather updates follow @ABC17Stormtrack on Twitter.


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