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Funeral arrangements set for Sweetwater Soldier

By WRCB Staff

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- The body of a Sweetwater soldier has been returned to his home.

20-year-old Robert Repkie was killed in Afghanistan last month.

His body arrived in Knoxville Wednesday morning, in a flag-draped casket.

The circumstances of his death haven't been revealed, except that it was non-combat. He was serving with the 82nd Airborne Delta Troop in Fort Bragg, N.C.

Private First Class Repkie's funeral will be Sunday night in Knoxville, and he'll be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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