News to know for June 7: National Doughnut Day; Hanover teen death investigation; Funeral for 9-year-old killed in park

News to know for June 7

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Happy Friday! The weekend has arrived, and we may finally have a small break from heavy rain today.

Cloudy with a chance of rain

Friday’s forecast will be cloudy, with rain likely through the afternoon.

High temperatures will be in the upper 70s, with lows near 70.

Plenty of rain is expected this weekend through Tuesday.

A rainy pattern begins

Hanover teen death investigation

A death investigation is underway after the body of a Hanover teen was found.

Police say Henry C. Morin, 18, was last seen swimming in a rock quarry near Schuyler in Nelson County on June 4.

“Our sweet Henry has been found," his mother said in a handwritten letter. “The outpouring of love and support has been overwhelming. Henry is honored to have known you and proud of the community that has supported him in his full life here on this earth. We love and thank you and can’t wait to experience how he shows us each day he is with us and lives in our hearts.”

Hanover teen's body recovered from quarry

Funeral for 9-year-old killed in park

A vigil was held on Thursday to honor 9-year-old Markiya Dickson.

Dickson was shot and killed Memorial Day weekends in Carter Jones Park in Richmond’s south side.

Her funeral will be held Friday at noon at the Arthur Ashe Center.

Vigil honors 9-year-old shot, killed in Richmond

Thousands honor Va. Beach shooting victims

A vigil was held at Rock Church on Thursday to honor the 12 people killed in the Va. Beach municipal shooting.

Gov. Ralph Northam and several local leaders encouraged survivors and family members of those who lost their lives.

“Amid the horror committed by one person, we saw the good of so many others,” Northam said. “Over the past several days we have seen great kindness and love by this community.”

Thousands turn out to honor Virginia Beach shooting victims

National Doughnut Day

It’s National Doughnut Day!

The national holiday began in 1938 to honor The Salvation Army “Donut Lassies” who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I.

“The Donut Lassies are often credited with popularizing the donut in the United States when the troops returned home from war,” The Salvation Army website says.

Happy National Doughnut Day!

Free fishing days

Free fishing days in Virginia will begin Friday, and continue through June 9.

National Fishing and Boating Week allows states to offer residents a chance to fish without the usual requirements.

For more information, visit the Take Me Fishing website. For information on fishing license in Virginia, visit the DGIF website.

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Final thought

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