JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Marine who died in a military plane crash earlier this month will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery, family members told First Coast News Wednesday.
Sgt. Joseph Murray was 26 years old when a military transport plane crashed in Mississippi, which killed 15 other service members. He was a Special Operations Marine.
Family members said Murray's body was transported from Dover to Raleigh Wednesday and is headed to the Jacksonville, North Carolina funeral home. A funeral at this location is scheduled for Aug.3.
A public memorial will be held in Jacksonville, but no date has been announced.
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