The Remains of a Louisiana Soldier Who Died in a POW Camp in Korea 60 Years Ago Come Home
The remains of a soldier who died in a prisoner of war camp in Korea more than 60 years ago are back in Louisiana tonight.
A team excavating bodies from the camp recently identified the remains of Army Sgt. Clement Thibodeaux, Junior.
He was captured in 1951.
His remains arrived in New Orleans this morning .
The “Patriot Guard Riders” provided an escort from the airport to a funeral home in Baton Rouge.
Thibodeaux will be laid to rest in church point next week.