The Army at first provided a $15,000 reward for data main to her whereabouts, but it has considering that elevated the reward to up to $25,000.
“We are wholly fully commited to locating Vanessa and aggressively going immediately after just about every single piece of credible data and each lead in this investigation,” Chris Gray, spokesman for Military CID stated in a assertion introduced Monday. “We will not stop right up until we come across Vanessa.”
The $25,000 was matched by the popular Latino civil legal rights business, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), on Tuesday.
The look for for Guillen, who is of Hispanic descent, has captured the awareness of equally neighborhood and countrywide superstars.
Houston rapper Little one Bash vowed to include an extra $5,000 to the reward in a Fb post final week. And actress Salma Hayek pledged to set Guillen’s picture on her Instagram stories each and every working day till she is identified.
Allegations of sexual harassment
“We have to choose a deep dive on this situation to locate Vanessa but to get to the base of anything that may possibly be going on at Fort Hood,” Texas Rep. Sylvia Garcia explained in Tuesday’s news meeting. “These allegations of sexual assault, that is not the very first time we listen to of allegations of sexual assault in the armed companies.”
The Army CID, nevertheless, explained it has located “no credible data or report” that Guillen was sexually assaulted or that her scenario is related to the disappearance of Gregory Wedel-Morales, a different soldier who went lacking previous calendar year when driving his car in Killeen, Texas.
Very last viewed putting on a black t-shirt
Guillen, a non-public 1st course, was very last found sporting a black t-shirt and purple fitness-kind pants, in accordance to the Military CID. Her auto keys, home important, identification card and wallet were later uncovered in the armory place where she was performing before that working day.
Guillen is described as 5 feet 2 inches, 126 kilos with black hair and brown eyes, according to the Military CID assertion.
Officers talk to that anyone with info about her whereabouts connect with the Army CID specific brokers or military services police.