The body of an airman who died while trying to stop an armed robbery in Arkansas has returned home to Maine.
A procession escorted the body of 23-year-old Senior Airman Shawn McKeough Jr. from Boston to a Portland funeral home Thursday evening.
The Westbrook native was stationed at the Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville.
McKeough was fatally shot while trying to stop a robbery at a North Little Rock gas station March 15.
Four teenagers are facing charges in the man’s death.
Funeral arrangements are being made.