On Wednesday, August 19, a procession was held at the Los Angeles International Airport for a 21-year-old paratrooper who was suspiciously murdered and dismembered. According to ABC7, Enrique Roman-Martinez was an army paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division from Chino, California. During the Memorial Day weekend, Martinez had decided to go camping with seven other soldiers from Fort Bragg to an island off the outer banks of North Carolina.
Fort Hood has one of the highest rates of murder, sexual assault and harassment in the Army, Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Thursday during a visit to the Texas base. McCarty went to Fort Hood in the wake of the slaying of Spc. Vanessa Guillén, who was found dead on the base last month.
The Riley County Police Department confirmed that a body found on the Konza Prairie Nature Trail is 38-year-old Warrant Officer Nicole Grothe.
Gloria Guillen said her daugther Vanessa Guillen told her that a sergeant was sexually harassing her and even following her when she went jogging, weeks before she vanished.