Second Lt. Charles http://news.stlpublicradio.org en WWII pilot's remains return to southern Illinois http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wwii-pilots-remains-return-southern-illinois <p>The remains of a World War II pilot&nbsp;killed in a midair collision during training over England finally&nbsp;are home in southern Illinois.</p><p>A worker at Effingham&#39;s Johnson Funeral Home says Second Lt.&nbsp;Charles &quot;Butch&quot; Moritz&#39;s remains were flown into St. Louis on&nbsp;Thursday from Hawaii before being driven to his hometown of&nbsp;Effingham.</p><p>Moritz died in 1944, but his remains and his P-51 Mustang&#39;s&nbsp;wreckage were found last September.</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 20:42:31 +0000 The Associated Press 3581 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org WWII pilot's remains return to southern Illinois