01/30/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Indiana Businessman Won't Return Fallen Marine's Personal Effects Due To Missed Storage Unit Payments

The brother of one of Northwest Indiana's fallen soldiers says he's prolonging a visit here to help his family retrieve a collection of his sister's personal effects -- including her dog tags and funeral flag -- now owned by a Lake Station businessman.

Matthew Winters Jr., brother of the late Marine Sgt. Jeannette Winters, said he wants "peace of mind" before returning to his California home. But businessman Mark Perko said he can't simply give away property he purchased from a storage unit more than four years ago after payments were missed.

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