Ft. Stewart soldier found guilty of negligent homicide

ByWTOC Staff|February 19, 2020 at 3:47 PM EST - Updated July 21 at 2:14 PM

FT. STEWART, Ga. (WTOC) - Fort Stewart officials confirm a court-martial found Staff Sergeant Ladonies Strong guilty on one charge of negligent homicide on Saturday.

He was acquitted of a separate involuntary manslaughter charge in the death of Christopher Morgan.

Morgan waskilled in June 2019during a rollover accident near West Point in New Jersey. Nineteen other cadets and two soldiers were also injured.

Staff Sgt. Strong will be demoted to an E-1 Private, spend three years in confinement, and receive a bad-conduct discharge.

The court-martial was originally scheduled for April 20, 2020 at Fort Stewart.

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