Memorial service set for fallen soldier

PASCO - It is a homecoming for a local soldier who paid the ultimate sacrifice. The body of Specialist Robert Ellis arrived in the Tri-Cities this afternoon.

Specialist Ellis was serving in Afghanistan when he was killed by a roadside bomb two weeks ago. His memorial service is set for this Monday at South Hills Church in Kennewick.

As a result, flags will fly at half staff in his honor. Anyone can attend the memorial. It will start at 11am.