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Search for Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen turns up human remains nearby; investigators pursue ID


Military officers stated Tuesday that human remains discovered in the course of the search for the Fort Hood soldier lacking since April has led them again to an space close to the sprawling navy set up in Texas.

The Military Felony Investigation Command (CID) stated the remains have been discovered close to the Leon River, simply 25 miles from the bottom in Killeen, the place a search for Pfc. Vanessa Guillen was carried out final week, the Killeen Each day Herald reported.

“Resulting from intensive investigative work carried out by Particular Brokers from the U.S. Military Felony Investigation Command, brokers have returned to an space of curiosity near the Leon River, Bell County, Texas, for extra investigative work within the search for PFC Vanessa Guillen,” a CID assertion learn.

Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, a 20-year-old soldier stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, has been missing since April. (Fort Hood Press Center)

Guillen, a Houston native, was final seen April 22. Her automotive keys, ID, pockets and barracks room key have been discovered within the armory room of her Regimental Engineer Squadron Headquarters, third Cavalry Regiment, the place she labored a day earlier.

Volunteers, the FBI, troopers and legislation enforcement businesses have combed areas close to Fort Hood since her disappearance. Her household suspects foul play and has accused Military investigators of not doing sufficient to search out her.

In an announcement earlier this month, the CID stated it’s “committed to finding Vanessa” and was “aggressively going after every single piece of credible information” in its investigation.

Natalie Khawam, the legal professional for Guillen’s household, stated the 20-year-old had been subjected to sexual harassment, together with one alleged incident the place a supervisor walked in on her showering. Guillen’s household maintains she raised the allegations earlier than she went lacking.


The Military stated it’ll look into the claims, Khawam informed Fox Information. Calls and emails to CID weren’t instantly returned.

The Military is providing a $25,000 reward for details about Guillen’s whereabouts.


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