Defense officials say a Hoosier Army sergeant killed during the Korean War has been found.
Sgt. Stanley Dewitt was only 18 when he was reported missing on December 5, 1950.
Enemy forces attacked Sgt. Dewitt’s unit was attacked, but its remains could not be recovered.
Dewitt was with the Medical Detachment, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division.
Fast forward to 2018, when former President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un met. North Korea has turned over 55 boxes believed to contain the remains of US servicemen killed in the war.
Since the exchange, a lab has identified the remains.
News 10 learned on Friday that Dewitt was officially counted in June 2020.
He will be buried in his hometown of Royal Center, Indiana.