- Associated Press - Saturday, August 26, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Various law enforcement agencies joined a procession for a Southern California Marine who died with two other service members in an aircraft crash in Australia earlier this month.

KABC-TV reports (https://bit.ly/2xmIqft ) the body of Lance Cpl. Ruben Velasco was transported Friday evening from Los Angeles International Airport to a cemetery about 30 miles to the east.

The 19-year-old from Los Angeles County graduated from high school in 2016.

Velasco was among 26 people on board an MV-22 Osprey that crashed off the coast of Queensland state Aug. 5.

Also killed were 26-year-old 1st Lt. Benjamin Cross of Oxford, Maine and 21-year-old Cpl. Nathaniel Ordway of Sedgwick, Kansas.



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