KCRG-TV, Cedar Rapids, reported Saturday Tyler J. Williams, 18, Tory A. Gibson, 19, William J. Newton, 19, and Cody L. Caldwell, 22, all of West Union, were in custody on first-degree kidnapping charges. Authorities said Curtis A. Williams, uncle of Tyler, was still at-large. He is wanted for first-degree kidnapping and first-degree burglary.
They are accused of abducting Allen M. Denni, 29, from his West Union residence Tuesday, taking him outside of town, beating him and leaving him unclothed, KCRG-TV said.
Denni was hospitalized, but his condition had not been disclosed.