Remains of fallen Hazel Crest soldier are returned home; Procession passes high school of Spc. Henry Mayfield Jr.
The remains of fallen Army Spc. Henry "Mitch" Mayfield Jr. came back to his hometown of Hazel Crest on Wednesday in a procession that also went by the high school he attended.
Mayfield, 23, died in a Jan. 5 attack at an airfield in Kenya and was brought back to the Chicago area by military transport before being carried in a procession that swung past Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills before arriving at Hazel Crest Village Hall.
Students at the school, from which Mayfield g...