Body of fallen Navy sailor returns home

Body of fallen Navy sailor returns home

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - A fallen hero came home Wednesday.

Derek Mitchem was 34 years old and served as an electronics technician for the United States Navy.

Mitchem passed away while on active duty.

The Patriot Guard Riders and Tyler Police Department officers helped escort Mitchem to the Brooke, Sterling, and Garrett funeral home in Tyler.

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