Remains of fallen marine escorted to Harrisburg area funeral home

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The remains of a fallen marine killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan returned to the Midstate. 

Staff Sergeant Benjamini Hines was killed earlier this month by a roadside bomb along with two other marines. 

His remains were escorted to a funeral home in Penbrook by the Patriot Guard Riders on Saturday afternoon. Firefighters from Dauphin and surrounding counties lined the route in his honor. 

Funeral arrangements have been set for Hines. 

Visitation will be held at Christian Life Assembly of God in Camp Hill on Tuesday, April 23 from 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will also be held at the church on Wednesday, April 24 at 11 a.m. 

Hines was 31. 

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