Former firefighter, veteran arrested on 2 counts of sexual abuse of a child

Kyle Steven Setterlund was charged with two counts of sexual abuse to a child

A former firefighter and veteran was arrested on two counts of sexual abuse to a child in Bell County.

The Bell County Sheriff's Office said Kyle Steven Setterlund, of Killeen, has been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Bell County deputies were dispatched to McLane Children’s Hospital where allegations of sexual abuse was reported by the victims' parents.

Setterlund was a "friend of the family" living on the same property as his victims, where the incidents happened.


Both victims reported Setterlund doing "inappropriate stuff" to them, and detailed the abuse in a forensic interview.

Setterlund is currently being held in the Williamson County Jail on an unrelated case of Indecency with a Child.