CARROLL COUNTY, Mo. — A Carrollton man accused of kidnapping and beating another man over an alleged statement made to police had his case continued in a Carroll County courtroom Tuesday morning.

Devon Wright, VINELink

Court records show that Devon L. Wright, 18, is charged with first degree kidnapping, first degree assault and armed criminal action over the alleged January 2018 abduction of an unnamed man.

The victim told police Wright and a co-conspirator, Justus Webb, 20, bound his hands and feet and drove him to a gravel road near Route EE, where they allegedly beat him and left him to die.

Justus Webb, VINELink

An attorney for Webb has filed a motion for a change of venue. That motion is currently pending.

Wright’s case was continued to Tuesday, June 12 at 9:00 a.m. Both men remain behind bars at the Ray County Jail.