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Fallen soldier returns home Monday

Published On: Nov 19 2012 08:18:15 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 19 2012 08:19:02 AM CST
Matthew Stiltz
SPOKANE, Wash. -

The body of a Spokane soldier killed in action in Afghanistan comes home Monday morning.

Sgt. Matthew Stiltz, 26, was killed one week ago Monday, when his unit was attacked by insurgents.

His body is scheduled to arrive at Spokane International Airport at 9:40 a.m. Monday.

Stiltz was a 2005 graduate of Shadle Park High School and deployed in Zerok, Afghanistan with the Army's first infantry division out of Fort Riley, Kan.

He leaves behind a wife, Brooke, of three years.

A memorial will be held for Stiltz at Shiloh Hills Fellowship Church in North Spokane.