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Two charged with kidnapping and assault

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Jared Mell and Courtney Cain-Howell were charged with aggravated kidnapping, assault with a weapon, burglary-accountability, and theft back in July.
Court documents said the victim was forced to undress and then beaten leaving bruises including a black eye.

Court documents state during the ordeal Howell "shot up" then used the same needle and syringe to inject blood into the victim.

After a while, he was forced to take a shower while Mell urinated on the victim. The victim was eventually able to get away.

We will keep you updated as more information comes in.
 


A man and a woman have been charged with two felonies, Aggravated Kidnapping and Assault with a Weapon,

Court documents state Jared Neal Mell, approached the victim and accused him of stealing a ring.

The victim stated he had no idea what Mell was talking about

Allegedly Mell threatened the victim with bodily harm if he didn't go with Mell. 

The two arrived at Courtney Cain-Howell's apartment where Howell and Mell forced the victim to undress,
then wear women's pink underwear. Next, they made him clean the carpet while dumping garbage on him.
 

They then beat the victim leaving bruises including a black eye.

The pair then forced the victim to hold a hot knife for 10-15 minutes 

Courtney Cain-Howell is also accused in the same incident.

Court documents state during the ordeal Howell " shot up" 

Then used the same needle and syringe to inject blood into the victim.

After a while, he was forced to take a shower while Mell urinated on the victim.

Around 2 a.m. Mell then made a harness forcing the victim to walk across the Warden bridge. 

Mell reportedly dropped his cigarette and the victim got away.

If convicted of Aggravated Kidnapping the max is death or life in prison plus a fine of up to $50,000,  Assault with a Weapon carries a max of 20 years and a fine of $50,000.

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