Marine from N. Illinois killed in Afghanistan

October 15, 2010 4:24:44 PM PDT
Northern Illinois Marine Lance Corporal Alec Catherwood has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Catherwood's death Friday.

The 19-year-old is from Byron, that's southwest of Rockford.

He died while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on October 14th.