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Beckley Man Arrested in Beverly for Threatening to Shoot, Eat Victims

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West Virginia State Police have arrested a Beckley man who is accused of kidnapping three adults, threatening to shoot them, and then eat them.

John Will Jackson, 40, is charged with attempted robbery and three counts of kidnapping.

Jackson and the three victims were at a party in Beverly when a fight broke out, according to the criminal complaint. Jackson said he had a weapon and demanded the three victims drive him to a tobacco store in Elkins.

Victims told police that Jackson threatened to shoot, bite, and eat them during the car ride to Elkins.

Jackson is being held in Tygart Valley Regional Jail with bail set at $25,000.