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.