Greg Wedel Morales had been confirmed missing since August 20, 2019.
Greg Wedel Morales Skeletal remains were discovered Friday in Killeen and the remains were later positively identified as those of Private Gregory Morales using dental records, according to the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command.
Greg Wedel Morales remains were found Friday after U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command Special Agents received information as to the location of the body.
At 9 a.m. Friday, Killeen police say Fort Hood officials notified them of a tip about a body in a field near the 3200 block of Florence Road in Killeen, Texas.
The two agencies were assisted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife K9 division to search the field.
“During the K9 search, skeletal remains were located and a crime scene was established,” officials wrote in a release.
An autopsy has been ordered immediately.
To the parents, family and friends of Gregory Wedel-Morales, I’m so sorry 4your son/friend who has passed away but I hope you all have a little bit of closure. I know it wasn’t the outcome you were hoping for, however, I pray for swift justice against the murderer & the military
— Cris Mel (@crizteeneeta) June 20, 2020