A Texas woman has been charged with encouraging to mutilate and dispose of the overall body of lacking Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen.
Cecily Aguilar, 22, faces a person rely of conspiracy to tamper with evidence in Guillen’s April 22 disappearance from the Texas US Army base, NBC News documented Thursday.
The announcement comes 1 day immediately after Guillen’s family stated in the course of an psychological push convention that they considered that continues to be found around the navy foundation had been all those of the 20-12 months-previous 3rd Cavalry Regiment soldier — and that a serviceman who shot himself as cops closed in was her killer.
Authorities on Thursday discovered the serviceman as Aaron David Robinson, 20.
Investigators have not confirmed that the stays discovered in a mound in the vicinity of the foundation are these of Guillen.
But authorities said Thursday that a 2nd suspect taken into custody this week was Aguilar, who was allegedly instructed by Robinson that he killed Guillen by hitting her in the head with a hammer, NBC said.
Aguilar, the estranged wife of a former Fort Hood soldier, is accused of serving to Robinson get rid of the overall body by burying it in a remote site in Bell County around the foundation.
Authorities claimed last thirty day period that they suspected foul perform in Guillen’s disappearance, who left her vehicle keys, room vital, ID card and wallet in the Fort Hood armory where by she had been doing work.
Also on Thursday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and California Rep. Jackie Speier termed for a federal probe into Guillen’s scenario.
“We believe that a extensive investigation b the Division of Protection Inspector Typical can assistance build a number of vital info about SPC Guillen’s place of work, disappearance, and the Army’s reaction to both of those,” they mentioned in a letter for defense section Acting Inspector Common Sean O’Donnell.
“We are dismayed that we have to inquire these inquiries in the wake of SPC Guillen’s disappearance.”