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Human remains found off of Hondo Pass on Fort Bliss land

FORT BLISS, Texas -- Human remains were discovered Thursday off of Hondo Pass on Fort Bliss land, officials confirmed.

The Army's Criminal Investigation Division (CID) was at the scene examining the remains that were dug up.

No further information about the discovery was immediately available.

It marked the second finding of human remains in the El Paso area in as many days.

On Wednesday, bones were found at the Amazaon warehouse construction site near Eastlake. The El Paso County Medical Examiner and Sheriff's Office major crimes investigators were handling that case.

Jim Parker

Jim Parker is the Director of Digital Content for ABC-7.



  1. Back in the day that area the Fort Bliss soldiers refered to as ‘Tobin Wells’. Air Defense assets Hawk Missle Site & NBC Gas Mask Chamber training. Speaking of gas chambers,it’s the fate that awaits ‘the dumper of cadavers in the desert’.

  2. *oops my bad. KVIA7 10 pm news addendum mentioned ‘ near The Border Patrol station. Which is a 180 degrees about-face opposite direction.

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