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Saying Goodbye To A Local Soldier

Posted Tuesday, June 10th 2014 @ 6am

Batavia N.Y.- Family and friends will gather today to pay their final respects to a local soldier who died during a training exercise at Fort Bragg.

Calling hours will take place from 2 until 8 today at for 21-year-old Sergeant Shaina Schmigel of Medina at Michael Tomaszewski Funeral Chapel in Batavia. A funeral will take place tomorrow also at the chapel.

Yesterday ,Schmigel's body was returned to Western New York, where it was escorted from the Buffalo Airport to Medina by members of the Patriot Guard Riders.

The investigation into her death continues.

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