Fort Hood Soldier, Pvt. Jennifer Sewell is missing. Officials say she was last seen on October 7

Killeen, Texas (KTRK) – Officials are asking for public assistance in the search for a missing soldier at Fort Hood who they say left his post earlier this week and has not been seen since.

The video above is from a previous post.

according to press release Provided by the Fort Hood Directorate of Emergency Services, Pfc. Jennifer Sewell was last seen leaving her base position around 4 p.m. on October 7.

Family members and officials from the base tried to contact Sewell, but were unsuccessful.

“Initial investigation appears to be Sewell’s departure of her own accord for unknown reasons,” the press release read.

Sewell is described as an African American woman, 5 feet 5 inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. Officials also said Sewell did not own a car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fort Hood Military Police at (254) 288-1170.

Previous reports below.

After the horrific murder of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Gillen in April 2020, the commander of the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command promised to seize the opportunity to correct personnel and resource problems that led to the failure to track and resolve many of the killings and suicides of soldiers at the time. stationed. “We can and will do better,” said Maj. Gen. Donna Martin.

More than two dozen soldiers died from Fort Hood in 2020, including in multiple murders and suicides. The death of Vanessa Guillen, whose remains were found in July, and other cases prompted an independent review, which found that military leaders did not adequately deal with the high rates of sexual assault, harassment, drug use and other problems at the base. The review also concluded that the CID was understaffed, overcrowded with inexperienced investigators.

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