UPDATE: Suspect in Vanessa Guillen memorial vandalism arrested

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Killeen Police say the man accused of vandalizing the memorial for murdered Ft. Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen has been arrested.

LULAC released video of a man kicking and breaking multiple candles at the memorial last week.

The time-stamp of the video shows it happened around 2:40 a.m. Thursday morning. Her 21st birthday would have been the day before, Sept. 30th.

Detectives say they identified the man as 29-year -old Lewis Mbote, and he was arrested Wednesday at 4:56 p.m. in the 100 block of West Avenue G in Killeen.

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