Maj. Gen. Scott Efflandt, the commander of the U.S. Army post where Spc. Vanessa Guillen was murdered after complaining she had been harassed at the base, has been removed from his post, reports KWTX.
Additionally, Gen. John Murray, one of the Army’s senior leaders, will lead an investigation into the chain of command for its handling of Guillen’s murder.
“This previously scheduled change in leadership will enable continuity of command as III Corps returns from its role leading the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve,” the Army said in a press release.
Guillen was bludgeoned to death with a hammer in an armory room where she worked in Killeen, Texas, at Fort Hood. The suspect, Spc. Aaron David Robinson, committed suicide days after police in Killeen confronted him, according to U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID).
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