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West Union Police Arrest Four; One Suspect at Large
By Christy Aumer, Reporter
WEST UNION - Four men involved in the kidnapping of a West Union man could face life in prison, authorities said.
Four warrants were issued for four subjects involved in the Tuesday kidnapping of 29-year-old Allen M. Denni, who was allegedly abducted from his West Union residence, taken outside of town, beaten and left naked, officials said. Denni was hospitalized as a result of his injuries, and his condition is not being released at this time.
18-year-old Tyler J. Williams, 19-year-old Tory A. Gibson, 19-year-old William J. Newton and 22-year-old Cody L. Caldwell, all of West Union have been arrested and face first-degree kidnapping charges, authorities said. The last known suspect involved in the kidnapping is still at large. 28-year-old Curtis A. Williams, uncle of Tyler, is wanted for first-degree kidnapping and first-degree burglary, officials said. Anyone with information regarding this incident, or who has seen Williams is asked to contact their local authorities.
First-degree kidnapping is a Class A felony punishable by up to life in prison without parole. First-degree burglary is a Class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison.