Body of Fallen Marine Returns Home

Christopher Boyd died Aug. 19 during third deployment in Afghanistan

Friday, Aug 27, 2010  |  Updated 10:30 PM CDT
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Body of Fallen Marine Returns Home

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A flag line and Patriot Guard riders greeting the casket carrying the body of Lance Cpl. Christopher Boyd at the Wheeling airport on Aug. 27, 2010.

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A moment of silence started the Palatine High School football game Friday night in honor of a former player killed while serving in Afghanistan.

A roadside bomb killed 22-year-old Lance Cpl. Christopher Boyd on Aug. 19.

Earlier Friday, a flag line and Patriot Guard riders greeting his casket at the Wheeling airport.

Boyd leaves behind a wife and twin boys.

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