Partial human stays, which haven’t been recognized, have been discovered throughout the search in Texas for lacking Military soldier Vanessa Guillen, the navy mentioned Tuesday.
Guillen, 20, a non-public first-class, was final seen April 22, and the Military believes “foul play” is concerned in her disappearance, officers have mentioned.
“After receiving further info, brokers have found what has been described as partial human stays after evaluation from a forensic anthropologist,” the U.S. Military Legal Investigation, generally known as CID, mentioned in an announcement.
Brokers had returned to “an space of curiosity” near the Leon River in Bell County once they made the invention, in keeping with the company.
The CID, the Military’s main felony investigative group, mentioned that the identification course of can take time.
Guillen was final seen at a parking zone at Fort Hood, Texas, the place she was stationed, in late April. Officers mentioned “her automotive keys, barracks room key, identification card and pockets” have been discovered within the armory room the place she was working the day she disappeared.
Actress Salma Hayek, U.S. Rep. Sylvia García, D-Texas, and Texas state Sen. Carol Alvarado are amongst those that joined an effort to maintain public consideration on the case. Guillen’s household additionally organized rallies outdoors Fort Hood.
Garcia mentioned final week that the Military was “satisfied now that there’s foul play concerned” within the case.
Officers mentioned on June 18 that the navy launched an investigation into allegations that the lacking soldier was sexually harassed.
Navy officers have mentioned that investigators had discovered no credible proof that she had been sexually assaulted and that they’d not discovered proof linking her case to a different lacking Fort Hood soldier.
The Military CID mentioned in Tuesday’s assertion that its brokers have been on scene with the Texas Rangers, the FBI and Bell County Sheriff’s Division.
A part of Fort Hood is positioned in Bell County, which encompasses an space largely east of the ability.