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Photo helps solve one Arlington Cemetery mystery

Friday - 8/19/2011, 5:43pm  ET

J.J. Green, wtop.com

WASHINGTON -- A scandal erupted last year at Arlington National Cemetery after a report surfaced about misplaced and disinterred remains.

Now, a photo of a girl in an ice skating outfit left behind has helped solve part of the mystery. Army investigators "have identified the mystery figure skater in the photograph."

It is 19-year-old Rachel Stetcher of Ashburn, Va. She is currently a cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The remains were those of her grandmother.

Arlington Cemetery says they're in touch with the family and working with them to make the arrangements for re-interment.

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