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Member of Old Guard arrested in child sex case

Aug. 14, 2013 - 08:35PM   |  
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Spc. Matthew McKendrick, of Huntington, Va. (WUSA9)

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA. — A member of the Old Guard Caisson Platoon is being implicated in a child sex scandal, police tell WUSA9.

Spc. Matthew McKendrick, of Huntington, Va., was arrested and charged with carnal knowledge of a child, police said.

McKendrick was arrested following an online investigation by the Fairfax County Child Exploitation Unit.

“Matthew McKendrick was arrested for the offense of carnal knowledge with a 13-14 year old without force and indecent liberties with a minor. Spc. McKendrick’s request for bail was denied and he is currently confined in Fairfax County,” a spokesperson for the Old Guard said in a news release.

McKendrick is also being charged with indecent liberties with a minor, police said.

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