DNA helps identify remains of Korean war veteran form KY


Mystery of Kentuckian’s fate laid to rest with return of remains
Another soldier lost in the Korean War is coming home to Kentucky after 60 years.

The remains of Army Sgt. Charles Patterson Whitler, found in North Korea and identified through family DNA samples, will be interred with full military honors Friday at his hometown of Cloverport in Breckinridge County near Elizabethtown.