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Crime Unidentified remains found in search for missing soldier Vanessa Guillen

04:50  01 july  2020
04:50  01 july  2020 Source:   abcnews.go.com

US Army suspects 'foul play' was involved in the disappearance of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen

  US Army suspects 'foul play' was involved in the disappearance of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen, 20, was last seen around noon on April 22 on the Texas Army base.García, a Democrats who represents Texas's 29th congressional district, spoke at a Fort Hood press conference on Tuesday, saying the Army is "convinced now that there is foul play involved and they are following all the leads they can.

Vanessa Guillen , the missing soldier stationed in Ft. Hood, Texas. It was unclear whose remains were found . Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . The US Army announced that partial human remains were found in an area currently being investigated in the search for US Army

Human remains are found during search for Vanessa Guillen , 20, close to where the body of another Fort Hood soldier who went missing 10 months ago was found . Texas EquuSearch said it found items on Saturday that could be linked to missing US Army soldier Vanessa Guillen .

Investigators searching for missing Fort Hood, Texas, soldier Vanessa Guillen have unearthed unidentified human remains near the Leon River, authorities say.

a woman wearing a hat: Army Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, 20, has been missing from her unit since April 22, 2020, according to the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command. © US Army Army Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, 20, has been missing from her unit since April 22, 2020, according to the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command.

The remains, which will undergo an identification process, were found near where a previous search was conducted on June 22, officials with the Army Criminal Investigation Division said.

"After receiving additional information, agents have discovered what has been described as partial human remains after analysis from a forensic anthropologist," said CID Chief of Public Affairs Chris Grey.

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  Army speaks out on Vanessa Guillen, missing Fort Hood soldier "We fully understand the frustration felt by the family, friends and fellow Soldiers of Vanessa," the Army said. "We are doing everything in our power to get her back."The Army's move comes days after investigators said they suspect foul play related to her disappearance and opened up a separate inquiry looking into allegations that she was sexually harassed by a supervisor.

The remains were found amid an ongoing search for Vanessa Guillen , a solider from Fort Hood who went missing on April 22. Within walking distance of where the remains were found , investigators uncovered the remains of soldier Gregory Wedel-Morales on June 19. Detectives with Killeen Police

search for "text" in self post contents. Unidentified remains were found near Fort Hood. It couldn't be determined whether they were human or animal, and no other information was released The end of OP’s linked article mentioned the remains found in June belonged to another missing male soldier .

"Due to the ongoing criminal investigation, no further information will be released at this time," Grey said.

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The discovery came on the same day that Guillen's family announced they were seeking a congressional investigation into the 20-year-old's disappearance.

Guillen was last seen in the parking lot of her Regimental Engineer Squadron headquarters at the Fort Hood military base on April 22, and has not been heard from since.

"Due to the lack of answers, safety, respect, and responsibility in Fort Hood, we are demanding a Congressional Investigation to be done," Guillen family attorney Natalie Khawam wrote in a Facebook post Tuesday. "It is truly disappointing how Fort Hood Army Base, a military base, has not given answers to Vanessa's family."

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(CNN) Authorities are searching for a missing soldier stationed at Fort Hood who hasn't been seen since Wednesday. Keys to her car and room were found in the armory where she was working earlier in the day An extensive search has been launched for 20-year-old solider Vanessa Guillen

The reward to help find missing Fort Hood, Texas soldier Vanessa Guillen has doubled to ,000, nearly two months after she disappeared. Her car and room keys, identification card and wallet were found in an armory room where she was working earlier in the day.

Khawam and Guillen's family said that Guillen complained to family members about being the victim of sexual harassment on the base, but never filed a formal complaint for fear of retaliation.

a woman smiling for the camera: Army Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, 20, has been missing from her unit since April 22, 2020, according to the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command. © Fort Hood CID Army Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, 20, has been missing from her unit since April 22, 2020, according to the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command.

"At this point, investigators have no credible information or report that Vanessa Guillen was sexually assaulted," military officials said in a previous statement.

Khawam said she's planning to propose legislation to protect U.S military soldiers from sexual harassment and sexual assault, with an announcement expected at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Thursday at noon.

a sign on the side of a building: Fort Hood Army Base in Fort Hood, Texas, near Killeen, Texas. © Jack Plunkett/AP, File Fort Hood Army Base in Fort Hood, Texas, near Killeen, Texas.

"Our soldiers deserve to be safe and respected while being on duty," wrote Khawam on Facebook. "Those soldier are putting their life for the United States yet the same army family fails to respect them mentally, physically or sexually ... Our soldiers need feel and be safe while being on duty."

Human remains found in Texas amid search for missing soldier

  Human remains found in Texas amid search for missing soldier There is no confirmation as to the identity of the remains, the Army said. Guillen, 20, was last seen April 22.Guillen, 20, a private first class, was last seen April 22, and the Army believes “foul play” is involved in her disappearance, officials have said.

Vanessa Guillen , a soldier who disappeared from Fort Hood, Texas, almost two months ago, according to a report. The nationwide search for Guillen — whose car keys, room key, ID card and wallet were later found in the armory room where she had been working — has also included efforts

MORE: Foul play suspected in death of Fort Hood soldier after remains found in Texas field: Army

Guillen's disappearance comes eight months after the disappearance of Fort Hood Pvt. Gregory Wedel-Morales, whose body was discovered near the base and positively identified on June 19. Although autopsy results are pending for Wedel-Morales, officials said they suspect his death resulted from foul play.

Military officials told Houston ABC station KTRK on June 23 that they also suspect foul play in Guillen's disappearance.

The CID and The League of United Latin American Citizens are each offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to Guillen's whereabouts.


Video: Human remains found during search for missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen (ABC 13 Houston)

LULAC president urges Latinas not to join the military after disappearance of Fort Hood soldier .
Domingo Garcia, the president of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), said he is urging Latinas not to join the U.S. military after the disappearance of Vanessa Guillen, a U.S. soldier stationed in Texas who went missing in April. Guillen, a 20-year-old from Houston, was stationed in Fort Hood, Texas when she went missing. Her family and their attorney said the military dragged its feet on the investigation, which only resulted in the arrest of the suspect this week.

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