Airman Carlson back home to be laid to rest later in the week

The body of Air Force Airman Tristen Allen Carlson of Sidney was returned home Saturday evening awaiting his funeral and burial later in the week.

His flag draped casket was escorted in a procession to the Adams Funeral home in Sidney by law enforcement, fire department, and family. Airman Carlson was on active duty at an Air Force Base in Great Falls, Montana.

>> Death of Sidney HS grad, senior airman under investigation

Many people braved the winter weather Saturday night along Fair Road leading to the funeral home out of respect.

Calling hours will be Friday, the funeral service and burial will follow on Saturday The Sidney High School grad was found dead February 2nd. Police say his death is listed as “suspicious and still under investigation.”

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