Sen. Moran releases statement on death of Kansas soldier

Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen
Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen

WASHINGTON (KSNW) – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) released the following statement today regarding news of the death of Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen of Lawrence, Kan.:

“Today we mourn the death of Lawrence native Staff Sergeant Matthew C. Lewellen, who was killed by small arms fire while serving in Jafr, Jordan. Matthew’s honorable service to our nation will not be forgotten. I hope Kansans will join Robba and me in praying for Matthew and his family‎ during this difficult time.”