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Family announces public memorial service for Spc. Vanessa Guillén

It will be livestreamed on Facebook.

The family of slain Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen will host a public memorial for her in Houston on Friday.

The memorial is scheduled between noon and 8 p.m. Friday at Cesar E. Chavez High School, located at 8501 Howard Drive. It will take place on the field where Guillen grew up playing soccer.

Those who want to attend in-person are asked to wear a mask and maintain social distancing. The memorial can also be viewed live on the Find Vanessa Guillen Facebook page.

Spc. Vanessa Guillen’s case gained international attention following her disappearance on April 22. The public rallied around the 20-year-old soldier’s family as they protested the Army’s handling of search efforts.


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