Remains Found in Killeen Identified as Missing Ft. Hood Soldier
KILLEEN, TX – Investigators with the Army Criminal Investigation Command at Ft. Hood say the remains found in Killeen are those of one missing soldier and that foul play is expected.
A search for Pvt. Gregory Wedel-Morales ended on Friday with the discovery of his skeletal remains in a field in Killeen after U.S. Army investigators received a tip directing them to the location of the body, officials said.
"Foul play is suspected at this point in the investigation," reads a statement released on Sunday by the CIC.
Investigators say Wedel-Morales was identified through dental records. An autopsy has been ordered.
Wedel-Morales was last heard from on Aug. 20, 2019, a day after he was seen driving off the base in his Kia Rio, according to Army officials.
He was scheduled to be discharged from the Army within days of his disappearance, Army official said.
Wedel-Morales is the second Ft. Hood soldier to go missing in a year.
Guillen's family told authorities she had been sexually harassed by a superior before she went missing.
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