Officials: Chicago diplomat was walking when killed in Afghan bombing
New details were released today in the death of a U.S. diplomat from the Chicago area.
Anne Smedinghoff and four others were killed last week while walking in Afghanistan.
U.S. officials confirmed today that the group was on foot during the bombing.
A witness says the group was lost at the time of the attack and they were trying to walk home.
It had previously been reported that they were in an armed vehicle.
Smedinghoff grew up in River Forest and attended Fenwick High School.