Skeletal remains found at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston identified

Victim identified as Juan Santiago

SAN ANTONIO – Partial skeletal human remains found in late December at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston have been identified.

Dental records and family members help identify the victim as Juan Santiago, according to JBSA officials.

Santiago, who has been missing since June 2020, has no known military affiliation, officials said.

The victim lived in Massachusetts prior to moving to San Antonio in June 2020.

The remains were found Dec. 27 near Salado Creek in the northeast part of the post by some people walking in the area.

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is continuing its probe into Santiago’s death.


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