President Donald Trump met with the family members of killed United States Army professional Vanessa Guillen at the White House on Thursday and promised an investigation right into her death.
Meeting Ms Guillen’s family members in the Oval Office, the president stated “It’s a fish story. It’s a terrible tale.
” We’re going to look into it extremely incredibly. We already have begun, as you know, and also we’ll obtain to the base of it. Maybe things can appear that will help other people in a circumstance like Vanessa. We’ll be in touch with you constantly,” he continued.
The Department of Justice, Department of Defence as well as FBI are checking out, according to Mr Trump. He additionally used to aid the family with funeral expenses.
Ms Guillen’s remains were located on 2 July. She vanished from Fort Hood, Texas, on 22 April.
Her household declares she was sexually bothered by an additional soldier that is thought of her murder. They are requiring justice as well as reform of the way that cases of sexual harassment are taken care of by the military.
The army contests the case and says there is no evidence of unwanted sexual advances, however concedes that Ms Guillen might have experience other harassment.
Ms Guillen’s family are angry regarding the denial, as well as her mommy, Gloria, says that she talked with her child regarding her harassment.
On 10 July, a review of the case was gotten by Ryan McCarthy, assistant of the military. A five participant private job force is analyzing the “command climate and culture” at Fort Hood.
The family members’s lawyer, Natalie Khawam, has assisted write a bill that would reform procedures for reporting sexual harassment in the armed force. It is sponsored by US representatives Tulsi Gabbard as well as Markwayne Mullin. The head of state is stated to sustain the bill.
Ms Guillen was bludgeoned to fatality in the armoury room at the base, quickly prior to she was because of submit a harassment issue versus Aaron David Robinson.
He passed away by suicide when cops tried to connect with him.
Representative Damon Phelps told a news conference that “while law enforcement agencies attempted to reach the suspect in Killeen, Texas, Specialist Robinson showed a weapon and took his very own life”.
A 2nd suspect, Cecily Aguiliar, is claimed to have actually been told by Robinson that he had actually eliminated one more soldier.
Mr Phelps included that Ms Aguilar, a noncombatant and also the separated wife of a former Fort Hood soldier, is accused of being employed in delivering Guillen’s body from the base.
She is in guardianship on three counts of conspiracy theory to damage evidence for helping Mr Robinson hide Ms Guillen’s remains.