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Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana plan to honor fallen Marine killed in helicopter wreck

Lance Cpl. Taylor Conrad (Source: United States Marine Corps) Lance Cpl. Taylor Conrad (Source: United States Marine Corps)
DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -

A group of mothers of those who serve in our military is planning a procession to honor a fallen Marine from Central who was killed in a helicopter wreck.

The Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana, Chapter 1 posted on Facebook Thursday about a planned procession to honor Lance Corporal Taylor Conrad. 

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US Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-LA, spoke on the Senate floor Thursday in honor of Conrad.

On Saturday, April 14, Conrad's body will arrive at the New Orleans airport around 1:25 p.m. The processional route will be from the airport, to I-55, to I-12, to the Denham Springs exit.

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Conrad's body will be received at the Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs. The public is welcome to attend and support Conrad's family. The group plans to line Range Avenue from I-12 to the funeral home. It's recommended to arrive by 2:30 p.m. 

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