People paid their respects to Ventura Marine during procession

Body returned to Marine's birthplace

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. - Firefighters and residents lined overpasses in Ventura County on Sunday as a procession returned the remains of a Marine.

The procession from Los Angeles International Airport to the Ted Mayr Funeral Home in Ventura was followed by dozens of motorcycles.

Marine Staff Sgt. Robert Cox died in a transport plane crash with 15 other people in Mississippi on July 10.

Cox was born in Ventura and will be buried in Santa Paula next Saturday.

Today would have been the tenth anniversary of his military service.

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