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UPDATE: Kidnapping Suspect Arrested in Roane County

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

UPDATE 9/5/13 @ 9:30 a.m.
ROANE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man accused of holding his ex-girlfriend captive for days is now behind bars.

Roane County Sheriff's Deputies say James Cummings turned himself in Thursday morning.

Deputies tell WSAZ.com the woman told them she had gotten into a fight with Cummings on Friday evening.

They say when she tried to leave, Cummings attacked her and threatened to kill her and her daughter.hter.

Deputies say the woman was beaten repeatedly and held against her will until Tuesday night.

Cummings is charged with kidnapping.



ORIGINAL STORY 9/4/13 @ 6:30 p.m.
ROANE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman says she was beaten and held captive for days by her ex-boyfriend in Roane County.

Deputies tell WSAZ.com the woman told them she had gotten into a fight with James Cummings on Friday evening.

The woman tried to leave when deputies say Cummings attacked her and threatened to kill her and her daughter.

Deputies say the woman was beaten repeatedly and held against her will until Tuesday night.

A warrant has been issued for Cummings. When he is arrested, Cummings will be charged with kidnapping.


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