Grayling Soldier Killed During Training in South Korea

On Thursday, the city of Grayling will honor a local hero.

Staff Sgt. Kelly Richards died while training in South Korea last week.

Richards served as a health care specialist with the Army.

Sorenson Lockwood Funeral Home says Sgt. Richards will return home to a police escort.

Community members are invited to come out and show their support with flashlights to welcome him home and honor his memory.

Thursday night, Northern Michigan’s news leader will bring you to this special welcome home.