Body of North Charleston soldier killed in action arrives home

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The body of a North Charleston soldier killed in the line of duty arrived home Friday morning.

Army Private Cheizray Pressley, 21, was killed earlier this month after enemies attacked his unit in Afghanistan with an IED.

Plane side honors for Pressley were held at 9:30 a.m. Friday morning at Joint Base Charleston.

The funeral will be held on Memorial Day at Embassy Suites in North Charleston. The funeral is open to the public. Public viewing is from 2 to 3 p.m. and the service begins at 3.

Pressley was a 2008 Fort Dorchester grad. He leaves behind a wife and daughter.

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