Slain Colorado River soldier being laid to rest
Ara Tyler Deysie, a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes who was killed in Afghanistan, is being laid to rest today.

Deysie, 18, died when his Army unit came under attack on May 9. He had only been in service for three months.

Deysie is being buried in the tribal cemetery in Parker, Arizona.

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