Slain NY Marine returning home for burial

State News

U.S. Marine and Horseheads native, Christopher Truax Jr., who was murdered in San Diego on Sept. 14, will be returning home to the Twin Tiers this morning.  

Truax’s body is flying overnight into Syracuse, and is set to arrive at Syracuse Hancock International Airport just after 11:00a.m. today.  A motorcade will accompany Truax from Syracuse to Horseheads. 

The route will be Interstate 81 South to I-86 East, then up route 13 to Sullivan Funeral Home on East Franklin St. in Horseheads, 

The viewing will take place Tuesday from 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. at His Tabernacle Church in Horseheads. A funeral service with military honors will follow, before a private burial at Woodlawn National Cemetery on Wednesday. 

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