The body of Colorado movie massacre victim John Larimer was returned to his hometown Thursday with a procession and greeting not unlike those given local residents who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
One of the 12 people killed in the Colorado movie massacre last Friday is being brought home to the Chicago area for his funeral and burial.
Gov. Pat Quinn is seeking prayers for the bereaved in the Colorado movie massacre, and gun control legislation, which he hopes might alleviate some of the violence in the U.S.
A woman from the Chicago area was inside the Colorado movie theater on the night a gunman killed 12 people and wounded 59 others, and she said John Larimer, a Navy sailor from Crystal Lake who died, saved her life.
A member of the U.S. Navy originally from northwest suburban Crystal Lake was among those killed in Friday’s Colorado movie theater attack.