After Guillen memorial marked by graffiti, LULAC plans to expand shrine

Early last week the Vanessa Guillen mural on North Fort Hood Street in front of a tattoo parlor was vandalized for the third time since it was created in 2020, according to a local woman who helps take care of the Killeen mural.

The mural was originally painted by artist Cherine Mendoza in July 2020 to honor Guillen, a Fort Cavazos solider who was murdered on post earlier that year.







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Last week, the backside of the Vanessa Guillen mural located at 904 N. Fort Hood St. in Killeen was tagged with graffiti.




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