Body of South Bay Marine brought home

The body of South Bay Marine Lance Cpl. Harry Lew, who was killed in Afghanistan, was brought home Friday night.

April 16, 2011 12:32:02 AM PDT
The body of a young South Bay Marine killed in action in Afghanistan came home. A casket carrying the body of 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Harry Lew arrived Friday night at Mineta San Jose International Airport.

Family and friends watched in silence as a Marine honor guard escorted Lew's casket to a waiting hearse.

Lew died on March 27 in Helmand Province. He was a very popular 2008 graduate of Santa Clara High School. He was a skilled trick dancer who coached students there.

Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at the Church of the Valley in Santa Clara.