POSTED: Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 8:27am
UPDATED: Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 8:41am
BROWNSVILLE - US Army Sergeant Jonathan Gollnitz died of injuries suffered when an insurgent wearing a suicide vest exploded near his patrol last week. His body arrived this morning at the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. Gollnitz is from New Jersey but his aunt and uncle who are very close to Gollnitz live in Brownsville. Gollnitz lives in Brownsville. Gollnitz's funeral will be Monday at 11am at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.