Funeral plans set for Norwalk-based soldier

WATERFORD - The body of a Norwalk-based National Guardsman is back in the United States.

National Guard Staff Sgt. Edwin Rivera died last week from injuries he sustained in fighting in Afghanistan.

Funeral plans have been set for Saturday in his hometown of Waterford. Gov. Jodi Rell has ordered flags be flown at half-staff until then.

Connecticut-based soldier killed in Afghanistan

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