Officers at Fort Hood in Texas are trying to find Pfc. Jennifer Sewell, a soldier who’s been lacking since final Thursday
A feminine soldier based mostly at Fort Hood in Texas has gone lacking and officers are asking for assist from the general public in an effort to search out her.
Jennifer Sewell was final seen round 4pm on Thursday leaving her barracks in keeping with the Fort Hood Directorate of Emergency Companies. She has not been seen since.
Sewell, a non-public top quality soldier on the base, was reported lacking after she failed to indicate as much as work.
She has not responded to repeated calls by regulation enforcement, her superiors or her anxious household.
‘Preliminary investigation seems that Sewell left for unknown causes on her personal accord,’ a press release defined, noting she doesn’t personal a automobile.
Officers reached out for assistance on Saturday describing her as an ‘African American feminine, 5 toes 5 inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes’.
Sewell was final seen leaving her barracks round 4pm on October 7 and in addition did not report back to work that day. Legislation enforcement, Sewell’s superiors and her household have been unable to contact her within the time since she vanished
At this stage, it isn’t recognized why she determined to go away the bottom.
Sewell, whose age is at present unknown, is simply the most recent soldier to vanish from the bottom over the previous few years.
39 Fort Hood troopers died or went lacking, together with 13 who died by suicide in 2020.
The deaths have introduced elevated consideration to the reviews of poisonous tradition and abuse on the bottom simply exterior Killeen, Texas.
Spc. Guillen, 20, disappeared from the Killeen, Texas base in April 2020 and her dismembered and buried stays have been discovered on June 30 that yr close to the Leon River
They embody 20-year-old Spc. Vanessa Guillen, who disappeared in April 2020 and was later discovered to have been bludgeoned to dying with a hammer within the armory the place she labored.
The principle suspect in her disappearance who was one other soldier, killed himself when investigators confronted him.
The string of deaths led to an impartial evaluate of the local weather and tradition at Fort Hood and led to the punishment of 14 senior officers.
The Military later launched a report on their findings, which revealed Guillen was sexually harassed and reported it two instances.
It stated Guillen’s leaders didn’t take acceptable motion and the allegations weren’t moved up the chain of command.
Her household has continued to push for change resulting in federal lawmakers introducing laws on tips on how to deal with sexual assaults exterior of the chain of command and to offer them to impartial navy prosecutors.
Anybody with details about Jennifer Sewell is likely to be is requested to contact Fort Hood Navy Police on 254-288-1170.
Spc. Guillen, 20, (left) disappeared from the Killeen, Texas base in April 2020 and her dismembered and buried stays have been discovered on June 30 close to 2020 the Leon River. Officers stated fellow soldier Aaron Robinson, 20, (proper) was the principle suspect in her killing. He shot and killed himself as police honed in on him on July 1 2020
Fort Hood’s grim dying toll: 31 troopers died in 2020 alone
It was Vanessa Guillen’s high-profile dying that captured the eye of the nation and led to a reckoning inside the Military in its dealing with of sexual harassment and assault.
Solely after her dying did the staggering variety of deaths, disappearances, and points on the Killeen, Texas base come to mild.
In complete, 31 troopers have died.
In 2020 31 troopers assigned to Fort Hood died. A few of them have been accidents, 5 have been homicides and 10 have been suicides
February 1, 2020: PVT Eric Christopher Hogan and PFC Anthony Nevelle Peak Jr. die in a automobile crash
March 1, 2020: SPC Shelby Tyler Jones is shot lifeless at a comfort retailer in Killeen
March 5, 2020: Spc. Christopher Wayne Sawyer discovered lifeless at his residence. Foul play is just not suspected.
March 14, 2020: SPC Freddy Beningo Delacruz Jr. is killed in a triple homicide
March 23, 2020: Fort Hood soldier Spc. Jovino Jamel Roy, 22, was charged with homicide after allegedly taking pictures former Fort Hood soldier Michael Steven Wardrobe, 22
April 22, 2020: Vanessa Guillen goes lacking and is final seen within the car parking zone of the bottom. She disappeared after telling her household she was being sexually harassed by a sergeant on the bottom.
Might 18, 2020: Physique of Military Pfc. Brandon S. Rosecrans, 27, was found with gunshot wounds and his Jeep was discovered three miles away engulfed in flames.
Fort Hood soldier, Pfc. Gregory Morales was reported lacking from the bottom a yr in the past in August 2019. The 24-year-old’s stays have been present in June in a discipline in Killeen through the seek for Guillen’s stays
June 19, 2020: Search groups uncover the corpse of lacking soldier Pvt. Gregory Wedel-Morales following a tip to Military base investigators. Stays have been present in a discipline in Killeen, simply over 10 miles from Stillhouse Hole Lake, 5 miles from Fort Hood.
July 1, 2020: First components of Giullen’s stays discovered about 20 miles east of Fort Hood.
Spc. Aaron Robinson, 20, kills himself. Officers say he killed and dismembered Guillén and had the stays disposed of.
July 2, 2020: Military Specialist Miguel Yazzie, 33, died on July 2; Yazzie, of Window Rock, Arizona, was hospitalized for a medical situation the day earlier than he died.
July 17, 2020: Pvt. Mejhor Morta, 26, of Pensacola, Florida was discovered lifeless July 17 within the neighborhood of Stillhouse Hole Lake, round 15 miles from the Fort Hood base.
Pvt. Mejhor Morta, 26, (left) of Florida was discovered unresponsive on July 17 close to Stillhouse Hole Lake. The physique of Spc. Francisco Gilberto Hernandezvargas, 24, (proper) was discovered August 2 after he died in a boating accident on the identical lake over the weekend
August 2, 2020: The physique of Spc. Francisco Gilberto Hernandezvargas, 24, is recovered from Stillhouse Hole Lake following boating incident not removed from the place Morta was discovered.
August 12, 2020: Spc. Cole Jakob Aton, 22, of Kentucky died after he was hit by a automobile as he was aiding a minor accident scene
August 13, 2020: Nationwide Guard soldier, Sgt Bradley Moore dies throughout a coaching train on the base
August 19, 2020: Sgt. Elder Fernandes, 23, is reported lacking after he was final seen on August 17.
Sgt. Elder Fernandes, 23, was discovered lifeless hanging from a tree on August 19. He had allegedly been hazed and ‘humiliated’ by friends after he reported he was sexually assaulted by a male superior, his household’s lawyer stated
August 25, 2020: The physique of Fernandes is believed to have been discovered about 30 miles from Fort Hood
August 28, 2020: Pvt. Corlton L. Chee, 25, collapsed throughout health coaching at Fort Hood on August 28. He died two days later.
November 3, 2020: Spc. Cory Grafton, 20, was arrested after a witness account and superior DNA testing allegedly linked him to the homicide of Chelsea Cheatham, 32, who was discovered lifeless in a Days Inn lodge, six minutes away from the Texas base, in June 2019.