UPDATE: Pretrial Hearings for Men Accused of Beating Wyoming Co. Man Held This Week

WYOMING COUNTY– The men accused of beating a man and holding him against his will in Wyoming County in March are going in front of a judge this week.

Joshua Allen had his pretrial hearing on Thursday. The Judge found probable cause for the charges of conspiracy to commit malicious wounding and conspiracy to kidnap charge. Probable cause was also found for a 3rd degree sexual assault charge that is unrelated to the beating case.

Aaron Irick had his pretrial hearing on Wednesday. The judge found probable cause for the kidnapping charge and 2 conspiracy charges.

Hunter Lusk had his pretrial hearing on Monday. The judge found that there was enough probable cause for the conspiracy to commit malicious wounding charge, but not enough for the kidnapping charge. Prosecutor say they plan to file more charges before Lusk’s case goes to trial.

Alex Hamrick had his pretrial hearing on Tuesday. The judge found that there was enough probable cause for both the conspiracy to commit unlawful wounding charge and accessory after the fact.

Dalton Watts will have his pretrial hearing on April 18th.

Prosecutors say the men will go before the grand jury on May 7th.

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