Update: Victim of beating, kidnapping identified

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 12:19pm

The victim of this kidnapping has been identified by Nacogdoches authorities as Houston resident John Todd, 19.

A motive for the kidnapping has not been determined.


The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's office tells KFXK that a man was kidnapped and severely beaten by several men Saturday morning.

Officials say they were able to determine that the kidnapping started at a house on Davis Street in the city of Nacogdoches.

Two suspects have been identified and arrested.

Austin Truitt has been charged with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault. John Michael Windsor has also been charged with aggravated assault.

The man who was beaten was taken to a local hospital and treated for multiple injuries.

No bonds have been set on these suspects and more arrests are pending.

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