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Two Men Facing Kidnapping Charges, They Deny

Reported by: Send eMail Katy Brown
Videographer: Katy Brown
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Dec. 6, 2013 5:47 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 6, 2013 11:15 PM EST

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Kidnapping Arrest
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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

Two men were arrested after allegedly kidnapping a woman Thursday.

Tyler Roy and Brandon Burdette are both facing charges. They are claiming innocence.

According to court documents, Roy and the victim -- a woman police said he's had a past relationship with -- were talking in his car. At one point, she got out of the car and that's when police said both Roy and Burdette grabbed her and pushed her back in.

Documents say Roy drove around Charleston for about 45 minutes, keeping the victim in a headlock, threatening to kill her and throw her into the Kanawha River.

And on Friday, the men showed no remorse and continued denying the kidnapping charges.

Their lawyer said off camera, the allegations are false and stem from the past relationship, something not sitting well with the family.

Both Roy and Burdette are currently being held at the South Central Regional Jail. Both are being held without a bond.



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