Soldier presumed dead in Yemen helicopter crash is from Tucson

Posted at 12:41 PM, Sep 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-03 09:24:43-04

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. 

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