Little Rock police said two men were kidnapped and beaten, one of them fatally, yesterday afternoon in Southwest Little Rock. Motive and suspects unknown at the moment.
FROM LT. TERRY HASTINGS:
At approximately 1748 hours, Communications dispatched officers to the UAMS Hospital to take a “Kidnapping Report.” Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Adrian Ceja, H/M, DOB 10/8/93, who advised that he and his 16 YO friend had been kidnapped and beaten at 9500 South Heights, Cove B, Lot #187 by several Hispanic males. Mr. Ceja stated he escaped after being tied up, however, his friend was left behind and possibly might be dead. Mr. Ceja was treated for non-life threatening injuries and taken to the Downtown Detective for an interview. Southwest patrol units responded to 9500 South Heights, Lot #187, and located the victim inside trailer 187 dead. The Homicide victim has not been completely identified at this time. No motive has been established and the only suspect information we have is several Hispanic males.