Woodbury, Minn., soldier, 24, to be laid to rest today
Flags in Minnesota are flying at half-staff today in honor of a 24-year-old Woodbury soldier who died earlier this month.
Ian Williams McConnell, an active duty Marine and 2005 Hill-Murray School graduate, died July 6, according to a news release from Gov. Mark Dayton's office. According to the release, McConnell served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, where he performed explosive ordinance disposal.