Fort Leonard Wood Staff Sergeant Indicted

A U.S. Army staff sergeant stationed in the Fort Leonard Wood military base has been indicted for killing a 2 year old child. On Tuesday June 27th 40 year old Kevin Long was charged in a two count indictment. On November 6th, 2019 Long physically assaulted a two- year old child, and killed the child by blunt force injuries. The child was being cared for by Long and his wife in a day care she operated out of their home in Fort Leonard Wood. Long is also charged with one count of making a false statement. That statement being he was unaware of Army regulations that restricted the operations of a day care at Fort Leonard Wood. Long remains in federal custody pending a detention hearing on Thursday July 6th.