Soldier presumed dead in Yemen helicopter crash is from Tucson

TUCSON, AZ - A U.S. soldier who is presumed dead in a helicopter crash off the coast of Yemen is from Tucson, according to Senator John McCain. 

The Department of Defense identified Army Staff Sgt. Emil Rivera-Lopez as the soldier who went missing after the August 25 incident. 

Stay with ABC15 and abc15.com for updates on this developing story. 

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