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Man Arrested Today for Aggravated Assault Resulting in Death

6/30/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

George Post, 74, was arrested today on a grand jury indictment charging him with aggravated assault resulting in death for the November 2019 death of Leonard Long, 80.

On October 16, 2019, Post and Long got into an argument at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), 1907 Lebanon Pike. According to witnesses, Post shoved Long during the altercation causing Long to fall and fracture his neck. Long was transported to Skyline Medical Center. He died on November 1, 2019.

During an interview, Post admitted that he pushed Long. In May, Hermitage Precinct detectives classified Long’s death as a homicide.

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Man Arrested Today for Aggravated Assault Resulting in Death