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Green Beret arrested on child sexual battery charges in Crestview

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (WKRG) - A Green Beret, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), soldier was arrested on two counts of sexual battery charges and one count of child abuse. 

The Crestview Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, working in cooperation with the U.S. Army CID in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, arrested 33-year-old William Thomas Mrozek Tuesday. 

In July 2017, two girls, ages 11 and 7, were visiting Mrozek in Crestview, Florida during the time of the reported incidents, according to police. 

Mrozek is currently in Okaloosa County Jail without bond on two counts of sexual battery on a person less than 12 years old by a person over 18, and one count of child abuse without causing great bodily

The attached arrest report from Crestview PD is graphic and disturbing. 

Earlier this week, another 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) soldier was arrested Sunday night for allegedly killing his estranged wife. 

RELATED: Green Beret charged with murdering estranged wife in Florida

Officers found 34-year-old Natasha McKinney lying on her back on the floor of the master bedroom with what appeared to be blood on her face, according to the report. She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Derek McKinney, 32, was arrested on-scene. A police report shows he was under the influence of alcohol. 





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