Body of Indiana Marine slain in Kabul to be returned September 12

Marine Cpl. Humberto Sanchez is one of at least 13 US service members who were killed in the explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Photo Date: undated

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — The body of a Marine from northern Indiana who was killed in an attack at Afghanistan's Kabul airport will be returned to Indiana within the week.

Twenty-two-year-old Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto Sanchez of Logansport, Indiana, was among 13 U.S. military members killed in the Aug. 26 suicide bombing.

Gundrum Funeral Home & Crematory in Logansport says Sanchez's body will be transported home on Sept. 12.

Details are still being finalized on services.

Sanchez was among 17 members of his Logansport High School class who joined the military after their 2017 graduation.

He played on the school's varsity soccer team.

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