Alabama soldier's remains returned after 60 years

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The remains of an Alabama soldier missing for almost 60 years will return to Birmingham Wednesday.

Master Sergeant Silas W. Wilson was killed in action in the Korean War in 1950. A recovery team discovered Wilson's remains in North Korea in 2004. They were just recently identified.

Sgt. Wilson was from Upshaw, Alabama in Winston County.

His daughter will receive the remains at a ceremony at Shuttlesworth International Airport.