Brian O’Grodnick was charged with 4 counts of Child Abuse (Class D Felony) in June following the May 2020 death of 2-year-old Jameson Long.
On May 31st, 2020 at approximately 9:32 A.M. Officers with the Joplin Police Department were dispatched to the 1900 block of east 8th St. for a 2-year-old male child not conscious and not breathing.
The Jasper County Prosecutor’s Office added charges in August 2020, including:
- Murder in the 1st Degree
- Child Abuse (Class A Felony)
- Child Abuse (Class B Felony)
O’Grodnick plead not guilty to all 7 charges and remains in custody in the Jasper County Jail on a no-bond hold.
He’ll appear in front of jury for his trial set for November 29, 2021 through December 3, 2021.