Remains of local Marine killed in helicopter crash brought home Saturday
CENTRAL - Friends and family welcomed home a fallen Marine and Central native Saturday.
On Thursday, the Blue Star Mothers' Louisiana Chapter announced Taylor Conrad's remains will land in New Orleans Saturday. The flight landed at the airport around 1:25 Saturday afternoon. He was taken to Seale Funeral home in Denham Springs via I-12.
Conrad was killed April 3, when a military helicopter carrying him and three other Marines crashed during a training exercise in California. All four onboard the aircraft died in the accident.