Onetime NSA division chief to plead guilty in young son’s death, court files show

A onetime division chief for the National Security Agency is expected to plead guilty this month to child abuse resulting in death, according to records filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court.

Brian O’Callaghan, 38, of Damascus was arrested last year in connection with the death of his 3-year-old son, Madoc. At that time, authorities said O’Callaghan beat the child to death — several months after he and his wife adopted the boy from South Korea.

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Under the terms of a plea deal with prosecutors, O’Callaghan would plead guilty to the abuse count, which is punishable by up to 40 years in prison, according to court records. Prosecutors have agreed to drop a charge of first-degree murder, which carries a possible sentence of life in prison. Court documents show that a plea hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. Nov. 23...


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