Suspects accused of beating up a Beckley woman appear in court - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

Suspects accused of beating up a Beckley woman appear in court

Posted: Updated:
Left: Alfred Pittman; Right: Damien Totten Left: Alfred Pittman; Right: Damien Totten
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Man and woman arrested for making meth with babies in the house

    Man and woman arrested for making meth with babies in the house

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:37:47 GMT
    Deputies with the Mercer County Sheriff's Department arrested two people Monday night, when it was discovered they were making meth with 2 babies in the house. Deputy Horn told us the children are 7 and 18 months old.
    Deputies with the Mercer County Sheriff's Department arrested two people Monday night, when it was discovered they were making meth with 2 babies in the house. Deputy Horn told us the children are 7 and 18 months old.
  • How long should delays last as the Northbound lanes close at the East River Mountain Tunnel?

    How long should delays last as the Northbound lanes close at the East River Mountain Tunnel?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:19:48 GMT
    Officials warn drivers to expect heavy delays Tuesday night and Wednesday night as the Northbound lanes of I-77 at the East River Mountain Tunnel close down for repairs.
    Officials warn drivers to expect heavy delays Tuesday night and Wednesday night as the Northbound lanes of I-77 at the East River Mountain Tunnel close down for repairs.
  • Will parking be an issue for Saints fans as the State Fair of West Virginia comes to town?

    Will parking be an issue for Saints fans as the State Fair of West Virginia comes to town?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:19:19 GMT
    Local New Orleans Saints fans continue to watch and enjoy their beloved team as they continue to practice in our area. But as the State Fair of West Virginia grows closer and closer, some are concerned if parking will soon be an issue.
    Local New Orleans Saints fans continue to watch and enjoy their beloved team as they continue to practice in our area. But as the State Fair of West Virginia grows closer and closer, some are concerned if parking will soon be an issue.
BECKLEY -

Two men accused of brutally beating a Beckley woman are in court one week after the crime was allegedly committed.

Alfred Pittman and Damien Totten were scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in front of Magistrate Tomi Peck. But due to conflict of scheduling with their lawyers the preliminary hearing was canceled.

The two still appeared in court and where given several options by the magistrate.
Ultimately, both Pittman and Totten decided to wait for new attorneys and a preliminary hearing will be set within the next 10 days.

But our coverage doesn't end there. 59 News Reporter Lauren Hensley has learned brand new details about the beating. Stick with 59 News both online and on the air for rapid developments into this story.