Sheldon High School graduate killed in Iraq

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TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — An Army specialist with ties to Washington and Oregon has died in Iraq.

The body of Spc. Erin L. McLyman arrived Monday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Her identification was released by the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations Center at Dover.

The U.S. Defense Department has yet to release more details about McLyman's service or how she died.

She lived most recently in Federal Way, Wash. She graduated from Sheldon High School in Eugene, Ore.

(Copyright 2010 The Associated Press)