10/24/2014 09:35 EDT | Updated 12/24/2014 05:59 EST

Ottawa shooting: Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's body going home to Hamilton today

The body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, killed in Wednesday's Ottawa shooting at the National War Memorial, will be transported along the Highway of Heroes from the nation's capital to his home of Hamilton today.

Ontario Provincial Police plan to release details of the journey, including the time the procession will depart and arrive, later Friday, said police spokesman Kerry Schmidt.

CBC Hamilton will share more information as soon as it's available. 

A funeral for Cirillo is expected Tuesday.

Share your condolences with the families of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent.