WASHINGTON (WTVA) - The remains of a missing Korean War soldier have been accounted for and will return to the South for burial.
According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, Army Cpl. Henry L. Helms, 24, of Collbran, Alabama, was accounted for on April 16, 2020.
He was reported missing in action (MIA) on Dec. 2, 1950, when his unit was attacked near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea.
His journey home began after the summit meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korea Supreme leader Kim Jong-Un in June 2018.
North Korea surrendered more than 55 boxes purported to contain the remains of American soldiers killed during the Korean War.
He’ll be buried on May 22, 2021, in Ringgold, Georgia.