Burial Set for Soldier Found Dead After 4 Years MIA

Staff Sgt. Matt Maupin

hide captionStaff Sgt. Matt Maupin, missing in Iraq for four years, will be buried in Cincinnati on April 27.

Courtesy of the Maupin Family

For four years, the parents of a soldier from Southwest Ohio regarded their son as captured and missing. Friends and family kept up hope that Matt Maupin would return home alive. But a recent Iraqi tip led the U.S. Army to his remains, and now the community is preparing for a funeral and a new sense of closure.

Ann Thompson reports from member station WVXU in Cincinnati.

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