Missouri Sailor to be Laid to Rest Wednesday

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(KTVI) - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of a fallen Missouri sailor. Chief Petty Officer Sean Sullivan was killed on July 19 when his helicopter crashed in Oman.

Sullivan's body arrived back in St. Louis on Monday and was escorted by the Patriot Guard. Sean Sullivan's funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kutis Funeral Home in Affton on Gravois Road.

His burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.