Demonstraters call for justice in Vanessa Guillen protest

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EDINBURG, Texas — Protesters gathered outside of Edinburg City Hall to demand justice in the case of Vanessa Guillen’s murder.

On June 30, investigators found human remains in Bell County, Texas.

On Sunday, these remains were revealed to be those of Specialist Vanessa Guillen.

Also on Sunday, protesters took to the streets of Edinburg to mourn the loss of the Fort Hood soldier, demand justice in her murder case, and voice concerns over the mistreatment of women in the military.

Protesters held signs that read “military women are not safe” and “Stop killing those you swore to protect,” among others.

“Our military comes into our high schools and they’re recruiting and fill you up with hopes and dreams but it’s fake,” asserted one protester. “They don’t tell you all the consequences that come with it. No mother should have to wonder why their daughter didn’t come home. No mother should be lied to.”

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